Chicken Lips

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Chicken Lips
Genre Entertainment
Founded 1985
Founder Robert Wells
Headquarters Denver, CO , United States
Area served
Denver Metro

Chicken Lips and the World Humor Organization, Inc. (WHO) are an improvisational comedy company which operate not only in Denver, Colorado, but across the US. They provide customized entertainment and workshops for businesses and focus groups.


Customized entertainment

The World Humor Organization presents has been working in Denver for several years providing hands-on workshops for businesses and small focus groups, keynote speeches and customized entertainment for corporate, professional, educational and governmental organizations around the world.[ citation needed ] WHO presentations demonstrate the brilliance of laughter as an innovative means to achieve successful results in creative thinking, communication, teamwork, stress control, customer service, presentation skills, spontaneity and flexibility, change and transition, motivation, and other areas of professional and personal development.

Keynote in public speaking, a talk that establishes a main underlying theme

A keynote in public speaking is a talk that establishes a main underlying theme. In corporate or commercial settings, greater importance is attached to the delivery of a keynote speech or keynote address. The keynote establishes the framework for the following programme of events or convention agenda; frequently the role of keynote speaker will include that of convention moderator. It will also flag up a larger idea – a literary story, an individual musical piece, or event.

Corporation separate legal entity that has been incorporated through a legislative or registration process established through legislation

A corporation is an organization, usually a group of people or a company, authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law. Early incorporated entities were established by charter. Most jurisdictions now allow the creation of new corporations through registration. Corporations enjoy limited liability for their investors, which can lead to losses being externalized from investors to the government or general public, while losses to investors are generally limited to the amount of their investment.

Chicken Lips' entertainment presents customized music and comedy performances for businesses, associations and private events. It is Denver's original and acclaimed improv-based theater.


Robert Wells is the founder and president of the World Humor Organization and Chicken Lips Entertainment. Wells is a theatrical producer, director, actor, choreographer, writer and teacher, and has worked with Denver's major performing arts organizations, including the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Central City Opera, the Colorado Symphony and the Colorado Children's Chorale.

Denver Performing Arts Complex

The Denver Performing Arts Complex located in Denver, Colorado, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. The DPAC is a four-block, 12-acre (49,000 m2) site containing ten performance spaces with over 10,000 seats connected by an 80 ft (24 m) tall glass roof. It is home to a theatre company, Broadway touring productions, contemporary dance and ballet, chorales, a symphony orchestra, opera and more.

Central City Opera is the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States, founded in 1932 by Julie Penrose and Anne Evans. Each festival is presented in the 550-seat historic Central City Opera House built in 1878 in the gold mining era town of Central City, Colorado. Pelham G. Pearce was selected in 1996 as Managing Director for Central City Opera, and he was named General/Artistic Director in May 1998, when John Moriarty became Artistic Director Emeritus.

The Colorado Children’s Chorale is a nationally recognized singing group in Colorado established in 1974, a result of the successful assembly by founder Duain Wolfe of a youth ensemble to perform in Central City Opera’s production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mr. Wolfe recognized the opportunity to fulfill an ongoing need for a professionally trained children’s choral resource and as such, the primary mission of the Chorale as a performing ensemble remains to this day.

For five years he co-hosted Chicken Lips on the Air!, a comedy/talk show on KHOW radio in Denver. He is the co-author of Murder Most Fowl, the popular audience participation comedy mystery, now[ when? ] in its 12th year.


KHOW is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Denver, Colorado, and serving the Denver metropolitan area. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and carries a talk radio format. Studios and offices are on South Monaco Street in Denver and the transmitter is off East 120th Avenue in Thornton, Colorado. KHOW operates with 5,000 watts and a directional antenna. Its signal can be easily heard from Greeley to Colorado Springs.

Moving homes

In May 2005, the Avenue Theater became the base for Chicken Lips & The World Humor Organization.

Avenue Theater theater in Denver, Colorado, United States

The Avenue Theater, located at 417 E. 17th Avenue in Downtown Denver, Colorado has been a producing comedies, musicals, and plays as well as improvisational comedy for 34 years. It is home to the World Humor Organization (WHO) and Chicken Lips Entertainment

Coordinates: 39°44′36″N104°58′54″W / 39.74333°N 104.98167°W / 39.74333; -104.98167

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