Carmen Ciricillo tours nationally as The Construction Comic ® a humorous routine he created about life as a contractor. "My act plays well for everyone" says the comedian. In fact, XM and Sirius Satellite Radio has been airing Carmen’s Construction Comedy CD to their audiences of over 10 million subscribers.
Carmen's first construction gig was for the Northern Illinois Home Builder’s Association. That’s when the word spread about The Construction Comic®. Since that day Carmen has performed for thousands of construction groups including:
- The National Association of Home Builders (NHBA)
- National Underground Utility Contractors (NUCA)
- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
- Associated General Contractors (AGC)
- The American Subcontractors Association (ASA)
- The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC)
- The Painting and Decorating Contractors Association (PDCA)
- Volvo Hard Hat Comedy Tour
- Thousands of major construction corporations including DuPont, LeChase, Home Depot, Hammes, March Westin, Wilsonart and many more
Carmen also portrayed the humorous tool man on The Discovery Channel’s "Your New House" television show where he was a regular. Carmen wrote and performed almost 60 segments which aired daily. He went on to travel with NASCAR for The Michael Holigan Racing Team and Hendricks Motor Sports doing driver interviews and entertaining at the hospitality events.
Bill Grundfest, a writer and producer on the NBC sitcom “Mad About You”, wrote a pilot for a sitcom based on Carmen’s Construction Comedy routine. Carmen went out to L.A. and shot the pilot! Not too many comics get that chance!
Carmen is also approved by the State of Florida to teach Florida Licensed Contractors their required continuing education to maintain their licenses. Carmen owns and is the principal instructor for Construction Comedy School, teaching safety, building code, workers compensation, green building, economics and more in a humorous manner.