• Paula Jane Newman







    Paula is known as the "Real Deal." She couldn't be fake if an Oscar depended on it.

    She is a global clean comic, MC, event host, inspirational/motivational speaker, voice over/improv artist, theatrically trained actress, meditation instructor, and non-profit founder.


    Her clean comedy is infused with wisdom,

    inspirational gems, various voices, silliness and

    act outs that do deserve an Oscar.


    Paula underwent a life-changing experience after sustaining a repetitive stress injury from working on a computer in an office. She went through a "Dark Decade of the Soul," (as she refers to it) and came out with a shifted perspective of life.

    "It wasn't my body that was the problem, it was my mind."


    Now, she fuses all of her life experience and talents to help diminish the suffering of others. This chronic pain warrior founded a global non-profit to reduce stress and pain for all, regardless of income.

  • Comedy, Inspiration & Motivation

    Video Clips

    Flappers Comedy Club - 5 Mins of Silly Fun

    Paula performing at the famous Flappers Comedy Club in Los Angeles, CA. A five minute set with her classic silly observations about being a Brit in America. Wait till the end for the funniest act out of one of our beloved Brits, Adele!



    Crowdwork on Stage

    Paula is pretty energetic on stage. Enjoy this fun 1 min clip having American audiences try her English Accent at 3E's Comedy Club in Colorado.


    Inspirational Speaker Clip

    Enjoy this two minute clip from an inspirational talk by Paula, hosted at the Zephyr Theatre in Los Angeles, CA for a Mental Health Awareness Fundraiser. She fuses the rising epidemic of living in chronic pain, addiction and declining mental health in an educational, witty, and entertaining format. Here, she shares about her diagnosis, feeling like she got the wrong body and the never ending pain therapies.


    Paula provides wellness education in the form of inspirational/motivational talks, workshops, and seminars for the following topics: Computer, Carpal Tunnel Coping & Prevention Strategies; Living in Chronic Pain; Anxiety/Depression Cycle; Meditation – It's not just for Men with Long Beards; and her Unique Creative Visualization workshop. She also offers private mentoring. Reach out to learn more.

    Paula has been spotlighted on major media outlets globally, including CBS' Good Day Sacramento; Fox21's Loving, Living Local; and ABC's Celebrity Wife Swap with George Hamilton & Alana Stewart! Not only as a performer, but also by breaking the glass ceiling in comedy as a female integrating mental health and laughter as a healing modality. Rise Up Comedy is an outreach program part her non-profit.

    Paula hosts this fun, appealing, entertaining and mentally intriguing YouTube Chat Show asking entertainers, CEO's, Business peeps and philanthropists mind bending questions. Leaving the viewer thinking about the conversations days afterwards. Mind-bending questions are asked giving wonderful mindful answers as to each individuals' perception in the world based on childhood ideology, social constructs and how they overcame or learned from them.

    The non profit fundraiser ebook with REAL stories from Vedic Meditators all over the globe. It describes the history of the practice, the benefits and impact stories. Stories are predominantly from those in underrepresented groups sharing heart rending and remarkable changes in their lives as a result of the practice. Your mouth will drop to the floor and your heart open. Do you believe meditation won't work for you? Neither could any of the these people.

    A unique nonprofit organization providing individuals, businesses and families (no cost for children) with practical self-sufficient stress reduction services, including Vedic Meditation for sustainable mental and physical health wellness worldwide.

  • About Paula


    Paula has performed on line ups including Margaret Cho, Darrell Hammond (Saturday Night Live) and on Los Angeles stages such as The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Flappers, The Comedy Chateau. Internationally at the Sydney Comedy Club, Happy Endings Comedy Club (Sydney), the famous House of Comedy and 3E's Comedy Club. She loves to MC especially charity events where we are all working for a higher cause. Her brand Rise Up Comedy is touring to raise mental health awareness and bring comedy with a message in a clean comedy forum.


    She has worked on over 100 tv/movies as either a voice talent or on camera. She is an improv artist originating in the U.K. performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Groundlings Theatre (Los Angeles) and a prior member of TheatreSports Pittsburgh. You may have caught her on local Los Angeles stages, Nevada Shakespeare Festival and more. She is a trained theatre professional from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

    Meditation Teaching/Inspirational Speaker

    She is a chronic pain warrior for over 20 years and sought meditation after experiencing a work-related injury due to repetitive computer/office work as an alternative to long term pain management without using pharmaceutical drugs. Her training took over 6,500 hours including spending time in Rishikesh, India. She is a Vinyasa trained Yoga instructor. She has appeared as on CBS’ GoodDay Sacramento, ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap (as George Hamilton’s meditation teacher), to name a few media highlights. She has spoken at sobriety conventions, pain management centers, Rotary Clubs and businesses. She was invited to the Cambridge University Press’ Bio Ethics in Education conference to workshop Getting to Yes with medical students and doctors regarding prejudice within the medical field of BIPoC patients but COVID happened.


    Acting Reel

    Pirates of the Caribbean

    and more.

    Animation/Video Game

    Jewish Mother, Vocal Fry Girl, Russian Militant, Welsh Prophet, Kids, Newsreporter and 10 more!

    Zombies/Gorilla Voices

    All Paula - it's freaky!

    Commercial V/O Demo

    BBC News Reporter Fosters -Australian

    Chevy Baretta Girl (US) Irish - Killarneys. Other Accents; Scottish, South African, French, German, Welsh

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