Bio

Comedian By Night Superhero By Day

Superhero By Day (Consultant, Guest speaker and/or Workshop Facilitator):
A superhero, Mr. Manning facilitates interactive workshops around  the world, addressing many  of the challenges for multiple age groups; from consequences of drug use including alcohol, bullying and making healthy choices to diversity, conflict resolution and goal setting.  Mr. Manning served as an Americorps member and went on to become Program Coordinator for NC Public Allies, he was the Director of the Mentoring Institute for Mass Mentoring Partnership, before becoming a Senior Prevention Specialist and Assistant Regional Officer for FCD Educational Services. Mr. Manning assumed the role of Director of Mentoring at YouthBuild USA. He co-hosted and co-produced the popular Boston based magazine television show “Wake Up Live with Corey and Drea” which extended into a daily morning radio show on one of Boston’s popular radio stations. Corey graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Liberal Arts Degree in Theatre Administration & Management.

Mr. Manning provides value-added consulting, that includes comprehensive assessment and customized interactive trainings.

Assesses your organization to gain a clear understanding of your needs, challenges and/or goals.Present a proposal that describes how he can design and implement a customized speech/training that will meet the needs of your organization and constituents. Provides a safe, enriching, and fun environment, that will stimulate and encourage participants to immerse themselves into the experiential activities. Incorporates developmentally appropriate training methods and interactive modules that are specifically tailored to meet your organizational/program/school needs.

Laugh and Learn is this superhero’s motto and he truly lives up to keeping his audiences laughing and learning.

Saving the world one world, one smile at a time.

Comedian By Night: 
Corey Manning is a consummate entertainer commanding the attention of various public outlets nationwide. From comedy to media Corey has done it all.

As a comedian, Corey is a tenured headliner performing in clubs and colleges across the U.S. He was a featured comedian on season one of Nick Jr.’s NickMom Night Out Comedy Showcase, appeared on NBC’s FAMILY FUED with Steve Harvey, and has a comedic resume that includes performances in Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza’s New Faces In Comedy, opening for DMC, and touring with legendary names such as Monique, Bill Bellamy, Eddie Griffin, Damon Wayans, and Lavell Crawford. He won the 2011 North Carolina World Series of Comedy, and was among the top 8 in the prestigious Las Vegas World Series of Comedy.

Take a seat and put you drinks/food in location where you’re less likely to knock them over, because as soon as Corey Manning descends upon the stage… It’s on!!! Known for his “Slick, upbeat, funny, over-the-top comedy,” if there is no energy in the room, he brings it. If there IS energy in the room, Corey absorbs it, electrifies it, and then takes it to another level. He has yet to find an audience he can’t entertain, or a topic he can’t cover.

So if you’re ready for a laugh of a life time, call Corey Manning to your rescue. He is your Comedian By Night. Superhero By Day.”