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Dani Klein Modisett

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Dani Klein Modisett

CEO and Founder, Laughter on Call
Dani Klein Modisett

Dani Klein Modisett is a comedian/writer/actor and, most recently, the CEO and Founder of “Laughter on Call.” She is the author of two books on the importance of laughter in family life, “Take My Spouse, Please,” (Shambhala Press) and “Afterbirth…stories you won’t read in a parenting magazine.” (St. Martin’s Press.). She taught stand up at UCLA for a decade. In 2018 after her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she created Laughter On Call bringing comedians to people facing the disease to mitigate feelings of isolation with laughter. She teaches workshops for healthcare workers and families sharing simple comedian’s tools to help create connection and bring comic relief. In COVID, LOC’s services moved virtual running interactive laughter programs, taking on the urgent need for mental wellness. To date LOC has run over 500 events for companies globally. LOC recently launched an employee benefit offering to help those facing life’s biggest health challenges. LOC has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, London Times, and AARP. LOC is currently a case study for Harvard Business School where she has also been a speaker. She has run workshops for HFC, Stanford, MIT, Columbia, UCLA, Duke, Dartmouth, the Oregon Gerontology Conference and CALA.