Primetime Productions

2015 - 2016 Events

  • Sex Signals - Friday, August 28th
  • Homecoming Brand Name BINGO- Friday, September 18th (Time and Location TBD)
  • Comedian Omid - Friday, October 9th 
  • Musical/Comedy Group Dakaboom - Friday, November 6th 
  • Entertainer John Cassidy - Friday, December 4th 

Unless otherwise noted, all events are at 8:00 p.m. in Jamrich 1100.


Previous Acts and Events Include:

  • Mad Chad - The Chainsaw Juggler
  • Texas Hold ‘Em Poker
  • Euchre Tournaments
  • The Evasons - Mentalists
  • Casino Nights
  • Dale K - Hypnotist
  • Comedian Rob Paravonian
  • BINGO Nights
  • Judson Laipply - Inspirational Comedian
  • Live Band Karaoke
  • Brian Brushwood - Bizarre Magician
  • Jason LeVasseur - Open Mic Night
  • Pete Lee - Comedian
  • Chris Carter - Mentalist
  • Spike and Hammer - Magicians
  • Comedian Roy Wood Jr.
  • Can I Kiss You-Sexual Assault Awareness
  • Open Mic Night with Ryan Hood
  • "Show Off Show" Variety Show with Evan Young and Jonathan Burns
  • Slam Poet Lauren Zuniga
  • Comedian Tracy Ashley


What is Primetime Productions? How do I get involved?

Primetime Productions is a student organization funded by the Housing and Residence Life Office.  Its purpose is to provide a variety of free, on-campus entertainment that builds community throughout the residence halls at Northern Michigan University.

Becoming a part of Primetime is not only fun and a great opportunity to meet new people and exciting performers, it's also a great way to learn the ins and outs of how to put on a show and work with talent agents.

What does Primetime do?

  • Primetime members work hard at fulfilling your on-campus entertainment needs
  • Provide safe late-night events for students
  • Sponsor BINGO nights, euchre nights, casino nights, comedians, mentalists, hypnotists, open mic nights and more …
  • Provide opportunities for students to work with performers, plan, promote and put on campus events for residence hall students
  • Attend national or regional conferences to preview acts, meet performers and agents 

Students interested in becoming a member of Primetime Productions can e-mail Brittany Porydzy (, Katie Korpi (, or Emily Quinn (, or attend a weekly meeting, which is held at 8 p.m., Monday nights in the Hunt/Van Antwerp Lobby. Primetime Productions is always looking for new members.


Scroll below to see photos of previous performers. 


Primetime Productions
Primetime members pose with Hypnotist Dale K, Winter 2009.

Primetime Productions poses with Sex Signals, Fall 2009.

Chris Carter and Students

Primetime Productions poses with Mentalist Chris Carter, Fall 2009.