A stand-up comedian, writer and actor Fortune first made a name for herself on CHELSEA LATELY. Feimster currently stars in the NBC series, CHAMPIONS, as a series regular and is known for her role of ‘Nurse Collette on Hulu’s THE MINDY PROJECT. Her Netflix stand up special was released last summer and received rave reviews. Feimster has also performed stand-up on TBS’s ‘Conan,’ Comedy Central’s ‘@midnight’ and has her own Comedy Central half hour special.
Feimster can be seen in a fun role for the Amblin Pictures feature film, OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY in addition to the adventure comedy, DEPORTED. Amblin recently acquired BAD COP, BAD COP a feature that she co-wrote and will star in. Prior to that Fortune co-wrote and sold two comedy pilots to ABC with the latter being produced by Tina Fey. Previously, Feimster had a recurring role on CBS’ LIFE IN PIECES and many guest appearances on hit TV shows including DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, IDIOTSITTER, WORKAHOLICS, DRUNK HISTORY, @MIDNIGHT.
Fortune now headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and is one of comedy’s fastest rising stars.
Jes Tom (they/them) is an actor and weird queer stand up comic. Born & raised in San Francisco and now based in New York, Jes's comedy gleefully provides the nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg perspective that everyone never knew they wanted. In collaboration with fellow comedian Chewy May, Jes Tom wrote, co-directed, and starred in the viral video Ghost In The Shell PSA, which received praise on platforms such as Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Nextshark, iO9, and Perez Hilton. Jes has been featured in GO Magazine, Splitsider, and the Fader, and were named one of TimeOut New York's "LGBTQ POC Comedians We're Obsessed With." Their writing has been published in Reductress, By Shondaland, and Condé Nast's Them. Follow Jes on Twitter @jestom and Instagram @jesthekid.
Highlighted by VICE for her “wry observational comedy, radical openness, and casually inviting demeanor,” Riley Silverman has been seen on Take My Wife, Comedy Central’s Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, and headlining 2017’s Portland Queer Comedy Festival and the All Jane Comedy Festival. Her debut comedy album, Intimate Apparel, was a #1 best seller on Amazon. Riley is the head writer for the International Waters comedy panel show podcast, was a body diversity model for the fashion brand ModCloth, and was listed as one of 100 Queer Women We Love by GO Magazine, and “10 Women Comedians Who Smash the Patriarchy” by The Culture Trip.
Ayanna Dookie is a stand-up comedian, writer, and storyteller based in Brooklyn, New York. The daughter of immigrants, Ayanna's humor is reflective of growing up brown, woman, and first generation American. She is the 2014 winner of the She-Devil Comedy Festival, a 2016 writer for NBC's Scene Showcase, and a recipient of UCB's diversity scholarship. Ayanna has been featured on truTV's Laff Traffs, Fox's Laughs, and AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live. Her writing can be seen on BET's 50 Central.
To the probable surprise of everyone she went to high school with, Becky Braunstein was recently featured in Teen Vogue, in an article insisting that each one of her life experiences "deserves [its] own television show". Called a “comedy tsunami”, an “audience favorite”, and “the best thing that’s ever come from Alaska… like, by far” by the Portland Mercury, Becky is a fast-rising standout performer with fresh energy and wide-eyed enthusiasm that is impossible to ignore. She grew up on a mountain in Eagle River, Alaska where she had no one to talk to, moved to Portland, Oregon after being diagnosed with metastatic thyroid cancer and almost losing her voice forever - but she didn’t lose it, and now she won’t shut up. Becky has performed at nearly every top comedy festival in the country, including the Big Sky Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, All Jane Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, the 208 Comedy Fest, Beast Village Comedy Festival, and many others. Her comedy has appeared on SiriusXM, IFC and Audible, and she is currently filming a special for the new Epix series 'Unprotected Sets', premiering in October, 2018. Becky hosts a spectacular show called 'Becky with the Good Jokes', which has featured appearances by Matt Braunger, Pete Holmes, Jamie Lee, The Unipiper, Shane Torres, Shane Mauss, Jenny Conlee from The Decemberists, and the mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. She competed in the National Spelling Bee in 1997, is about half fluent in German, and dreams of one day living in a house with central air.
Georgea Brooks a comedian, actress, and writer based in Los Angeles. She started comedy in high school through the Canadian Improv Games, a nationwide improv tournament for high schools. After graduating she moved to Toronto and began performing stand up at Comedy Bar and Second City. Within her first year she was nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund, a Second City sponsored scholarship given to new faces in Canadian comedy. While in Canada she co-hosted the television show Late Night with Matty D.
Upon immigrating to America, she launched her successful live comedy show Strip Comedy at the Hollywood Improv. She has since produced comedy fundraisers for animal shelters as well as a regular weekly stand up show. Georgea has toured around the country; she's been on countless live shows within LA, been featured on HelloGiggles/ LifeTime’s YouTube show OverSharing, and was listed on The Culture Trip’s Top 10 Rising Stars. Georgea just recorded her debut album with ASpecialThing records which will be released early fall.
Andie Main is a Portland based comedian who just completed moderating and writing the show A Town Hall with Paul Ryan starring Chris Fairbanks, which toured in midwestern swingstates the day after Paul Ryan announced his retirement. There is no possible reason that Paul Ryan retired other than him having seen the tour posters. When she's not delivering satirical democracy to the people, she keeps busy by producing/hosting The Doug Fir Lounge's summer series The Cool Kids Patio Show, and her monthly series called Revolution Comedy, which organizes fundraisers for progressive causes like Planned Parenthood, The ACLU, and Don't Shoot PDX. At this bizarre moment in our nation's history, her efforts have contributed over $10,000 to #theresistance. She just added a weekly brunch show to her roster, Egg Riot! at The Night Light Lounge.
Festival credits include Bridgetown., The Comedy Exposition, repeated appearances at SF Sketchfest and The All Jane Comedy Festival, The 208 Festival, Bumbershoot, Seattle Sketchfest, Portland Pride, Treefort Festival and Cromfest. She has recently performed for sold out crowds at UCBeast, UCB Chelsea and The Stand Nightclub in NYC, and esteemed shows in LA like Put Your Hands Together. When in Portland she is a fixture on the NW circuit and a regular at Helium Comedy Club.
In her spare time she enjoys taking hikes with her not-so-smart dog, pizza, making weird art, nature documentaries and yelling about the patriarchy.
Erin Crouch does comedy in the Pacific Northwest and Eastern Europe, because she can't get enough of rain and socialism. She has opened for UK comic Fin Taylor and Seattle comic Kermit Apio, headlined the international show with Finnish comic Kaisa Pylkkänen ( as seen on Finnish Channel 4’s hit show Stand up!) in Tallinn, Estonia in July 2018 and was recently selected to perform at the 7th annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival in August 2018. She co-produces a monthly comedy show called Laughing Mater at the historic Alma Mater building in downtown Tacoma, Washington. She can be seen on showcases around Seattle, WA, Tacoma, WA and Portland, OR and she wants you to know that women are born with all the jokes they will ever have already inside their bodies.
Andy Iwancio is a transgender gal comedian from Seattle. Her comedy speaks to the trialsand tribulations of being trans, and also the fun of growing boobs. She is a regular at the"Comedy Nest" and a producer of the "Five Quarters Funny" show at Shorty's. She has appearedat Bumbershoot, Women in Comedy NW, Intersections Festival and Seattle Trans Pride.
Too lazy to shoot hoops and too tall to model, Marcella Arguello stands over 6 feet. Although she may be taller than most men, the only thing more intimidating than her height is her comedy. Marcella mixes a combination of genuine reason with a sexy suggestion of street. Deemed as “sexually and ethnically ambiguous” she appeals to everyone and is not afraid to tell you how she really feels about subjects concerning race, gender, politic, relationships, family, work, music, pop culture and whatever else is on her mind that day.
Time Out Magazine deemed Marcella an “LA Comedian to Watch in 2017” and is a fan favorite on Comedy Central’s @midnight. Most recently, she won her appearance on TruTv’s Comedy Knock Out and can be seen on The UCB Show’s upcoming second season on Seeso. She was featured on Viceland’s Flophouse, and in 2015 on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly; her stand up has been highlighted on rapper Tyler, The Creator’s mobile app and on Fox’s The Real. Her Twitter account (@marcellacomedy) has been featured on CNN, TIME.com, HuffingtonPost.com and various entertainment websites. Marcella just wrapped a stint as a write on the series “Bill Nye Saves the World” for Netflix on which she did some on-camera work as well.
She is a regular opener for Last Comic Standing Winner Felipe Esparza as well as NBC Superstore’s Nico Santos. She has opened for David Alan Grier, Norm MacDonald, J.B. Smoove, Hannibal Buress, Ron Funches, Godfrey, Bryan Callen, Aries Spears, Hasan Minhaj, Al Madrigal, Joey Coco Diaz, Melanie Comarcho, Melissa Villaseñor and has shared a stage with Bill Burr, Paul Mooney and Robin Williams.
She has worked at The Improv Comedy Clubs all over the country and is a regular at The Punch Line Comedy Clubs in Northern California. She has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Riot LA Comedy Festival, overseas for American troops and comedian Sean Keane referred to her as the “finest export from Modesto since George Lucas.”
Marlena Rodriguez is a herspanic comedian who's been makin' em giggle since 1989. She's written for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Second City, and was named a Comedy Central Comic To Watch. Google for more, listen to Marlena's podcast What Would My Friends Do?, and follow her on twitter @marlenarodrigz.
Chanel Ali is a standup comedian, writer, and actress living in New York City. After blossoming on the Philadelphia circuit, she quickly became a crowd favorite with her commanding stage presence and story-telling style. Her observational comedy covers her upbringing, her unique worldview, and the realities of being a polite person in the entertainment industry. Chanel has performed at the Limestone Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival and appears on the Starz series Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, as well as MTV’s Girl Code for Snapchat. In 2018, Chanel was featured on the dias of the Friar’s Club Roast of Gloria Allred.Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Chanel_Ali.
Maya May is a writer and stand-up who turned to humor to navigate the awkwardness of growing up a black nerd in suburban Chicago. t worked. She got voted Most Likely to Make the Yearbook Famous" and received the Daughter of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award in the same year she called the principal a bastard. Destined to prove she didn't peak in high school her comedy is just like she is: engaging, mischievous, and deliciously over-the-top. Sometimes incisive, sometimes self-deprecating, but always bluntly honest, Maya keeps audiences on their toes, seamlessly transitioning from rants about parenting to wry observations on race, gender, and that one time she was mistaken for Michelle Obama. Since moving back to the US in 2014 after 8 years overseas, she has taken her unique perspective on American life to stages all over the country, featuring at the Boston Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival and headlining the Lady Laughs Comedy Tour. She’s performed everywhere from Chicago’s Laugh Factory to NYC’s Gotham Comedy Club, but her favorite place to perform is wherever you are. Awwwwww. Once she gets off this Interpol wanted list it's over for you hoes.
Corina is a Portland comedian with a high-energy style. She was raised in the suburbs of Northern California and went to Catholic school which gives a lot of context to her raunchy material.
She placed third in the 2018 Portland’s Funniest Person Contest at Helium Comedy Club and the Portland Mercury named her one of their ‘Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy’. She has been on the Portland Queer Comedy Festival for the last two years and is one of the hosts of Flyass Jokes, the longest running comedy show in Portland. Her butt has been described as ‘breathtaking’.
Janelle Draper is a New York based comedian, writer and producer. She brings her quirky charm and quick wit on-air as a regular Bingo & Trivia host for the offbeat comedy channel, IFC. You can hear her stand up on Audible and watch it on IFC.com, "That’s Funny”. She has appeared in commercials for T-Mobile, Bud Light, Levi’s and many more. She performs stand-up all over the country, most notably at Women In Comedy Festival (Boston), Laugh Factory (Chicago), The Comedy Store (LA), The Stand (NYC) and Carolines on Broadway (NYC). Janelle’s comedy can be described as off the cuff, high energy and unapologetically honest. Janelle’s comedy pilot, “The Katie Scarlet Letters” was a semi-finalist at the ATX TV Festival Pitch Competition. Janelle is originally from Boston but she only has an accent while drinking Chardonnay. She started doing stand-up in LA when she was an NBC Page in an itchy Brooks Brother’s uniform giving Burbank studio tours and working on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
In 2013 Stephanie Oberto took an introduction to stand-up class taught by Alex Falcone and since then has been honing her quirky, clean style in Portland and beyond.Stephanie competed in the 2015 Seattle International Comedy Competition and was a semi-finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Contest for three consecutive years. Stephanie’s YouTube presence consists of her squandering her film production degree on not films.
Most recently she opened for Jeff Allen and was featured on the Daren Streblow Comedy Show. No one seems to know who either of those people are, but she enjoyed both of their stand up specials when she was in high school.
People tell Stephanie that she will be famous one day, but she's not a go-getter, so it's unlikely. You will find her hunching her shoulders under an orange backpack googling how to end a conversation with confidence.
When you first see Elena C. Hayden you’re probably wondering, isn’t she past her curfew? Don’t be fooled by her sweet smile and fairy-like disposition, this girl is out for vengeance after getting a pair of pants in the mail with fake pockets. Elena C. Hayden is a Cuban-America stand-up comedian hailing from rainy Portland, OR. She played the lead in the short film “Victimized” which was accepted into 13 international film festivals. Post college, like most millennials, Elena struggled to find a conventional job, so in 2017 she took to the road and traveled across America via train. Her adventures can be found on elenaescapes.wordpress.com.
Cathy Humes is your friendly neighborhood feminist comedian whose jokes are a mix of self-deprecation, silliness, and snark. Originally from Virginia, she's been living in New York City for 10 years, so she counts as a New Yorker now, capiche?
She hosts and produces the long-running Brooklyn standup showcase, Park Dope, and has performed in the Beast Village Comedy Festival, Cinder Block Comedy Festival, She-Devil Comedy Festival, and Orlando Indie Comedy Festival. Follow her on Twitter @CrappyFumes for a constant stream of political ranting and bad puns.
Ali Reingold is a comedian based in Portland, Ali Reingold is a comedian based in Portland, Oregon, who endears herself to audiences with her friendly hair, curly demeanor, and grammatically correct jokes. She has performed in venues all over the country and in such festivals as SF Sketchfest, Women in Comedy, Hell Yes Fest, and All Jane. When not performing comedy, Ali enjoys eating peanut butter straight out of the jar to the point of self-disgust, and cuddling with her cat, Terwilliger Van Buren. She once yelled at the father of the bride at her friend’s wedding, but it was for legitimate reasons regarding the dance playlist, and she regrets nothing.
The Puterbaugh Sisters, Tiffany and Danielle Puterbaugh are the first alternative sister duo act since vaudeville. Real life sisters, they’re parents relationship has failed but they’re act will not.Originally from Chicago and currently based in LA.“Taking they’re shtick into absurdist parallel universes...it works 100% of the time.” - The Onion AV Club, “Named Chicago Comics to Watch” -Chicago Magazine You’ve seen these sisters everywhere, featuring at CVS and headlining Walgreens. They’ve opened for Kyle Kinane, Bridgette Everett and Beth Stelling. They’ve also performed at TBS Just For Laughs Festival, Riot LA, “Best Bars in America” (Esquire), Benzen Ball Comedy Festival (DC), High Plaines (Tru TV), All Jane (Portland) and Chicago/NY/San Fran Sketchfest.They produce a critically acclaimed show “Entertaining Julia” now in its 10th year. It’s like watching Sister Act 2, when everyone comes out and raps about God.
Leah Rudick is a comedian currently living in Los Angeles by way of New York by way of Ohio. Most recently she filmed her first special with the streaming platform “Seed & Spark” at the Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles which is slated to be released at the end of the summer. She is the co-creator/co-star of the critically acclaimed web series Made To Order (madetoorderseries.com) which has been featured on Indie Wire, New York Observer, Flavorwire, and Decider to name a few and was listed as one of “6 Brilliant Web Series” by Marie Claire.
She began performing comedy in NYC in 2006 with her sketch duo Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting (Upright Citizens Brigade, Caroline's on Broadway, the People's Improv Theater). Festivals include: New York Sketchfest, Fringe Festival NYC, Los Angeles Comedy Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, Ladies Are Funny Festival, East to Edinburgh at 59E59, Capital Fringe Festival in DC, Women in Comedy Festival, FRIGID New York and Out of Bounds. Her duo has been critics picks in Time Out New York, Washington Post, and Charleston City Paper and they have been highlighted in WNYC Culture Blog, Heeb Magazine, Pomp & Circumstance, and Pluck Magazine. They were named as one of the twenty-five funny people that should have their own television show by Complex Magazine.
Some favorite film credits include “Chemical Cut” (Official selection of Slamdance Film Fest), “Jammed” (Runaway Bandit Productions), “Prayer To a Vengeful God” (Insurgent Pictures) and “Cut to Black” (Insurgent Pictures). She is a regular performer on the webby-winning channel The Key of Awesome. She can be seen as Isabel on the HBO hit High Maintenance.
She also recently co-starred and co-wrote the Indie feature “Sweet Parents”, which premiered this summer at the Brooklyn International Film Festival and won the “Best Brooklyn Film” award, followed by a stint at the Lower East Side Film Festival where it took home the “LESFF Neighborhood Award.”
Currently, she co-hosts the monthly comedy show The Reunion at Bar Lubitsch in West Hollywood and performs stand up around the city at venues such as The Comedy Store, Flappers, HaHa Cafe, and UCBT.
Ella is a comedian and writer in Los Angeles, CA. She thinks the best comedy is like an open house in another person’s brain, and she would like to invite you into hers. Described by the Austin Chronicle as “exceedingly clever,” her jokes run the gamut from honest to absurd. She is a former engineer and unpaid intern who has performed at the Bridgetown, Moontower, and Limestone comedy festivals and whose work has appeared at the New York Television Festival. She also writes satire for Reductress, Bunny Ears, and the Hard Times.
Whitney Streed is a comedian because if they were not, their incessant punning would have no artistic or monetary value whatsoever. Festival appearances include Seattle Sketchfest, Bumbershoot, and All Jane, as well as Portland's Bridgetown Comedy Festival both as a performer and, from 2013 to 2017, a producer. Whitney can seen playing a feminist on three seasons of IFC’s hit show "Portlandia," and one time their face was on the background of Amazon Video home screen for a couple days, that was pretty cool.
Anna Valenzuela is a Los Angeles based comedian and real woman. Always fond of comedy, she worked for 10 years in the mental healthcare industry before deciding to try stand-up in Long Beach in 2014. After a year of performing in Long Beach and Orange County, she began making moves in Los Angeles, appearing at the Broke L.A. Comedy Festival and as a frequent competitor on Roast Battle at The Comedy Store. Her joyful delivery of biting roast jokes and stories highlighting her troubled childhood has won audiences over time and time again, eventually earning her a spot on the second season of Comedy Central’s Roast Battle-The Regional's, which premiered in 2017 and on Roast Battle 2- War of the Words, where she made it to the Quarter Finals. Anna can also be seen performing in all over Southern California and heard as the host of the 12 Questions and Brujaja Podcast on the Unpops network.
JoAnn Schinderle is a Portland based comic, actress, writer and producer. She has been seen on VICE, Laughs on Fox, and has been a live correspondent for the Keep Oregon Well campaign. JoAnn has appeared in such festivals as, All Jane, Bridgetown, Bumbershoot, Chicago Comedy Expo, Hell Yes Fest, Out of Bounds, and SF Sketchfest.
As a working stand-up at Helium Comedy Club- Portland, her humor is relatable, snarky, and has a storytelling style that will make you feel like she’s your best friend letting you in on a secret. Also trained as an improvisor through courses at Second City Training Center and Curious Comedy Theater, JoAnn creates big characters and will “yes and” the shit out of you. Schinderle is represented by one of the top talent agents in the PNW, Option Talent, and has landed principal roles in both national and local commercials. She also hosts, curates, and produces a weekly showcase called Control Yourself: A Showcase of Funny, which has been featured as ‘Top 5 Portland Comedy Showcases to Watch’ 3years running by the Willamette Week. Control Yourself (which was also featured in Paste Magazine) runs every Sunday at Alberta Street Pub in NE Portland.
If you enjoy friendly banter you can follow JoAnn on twitter @joannlizabeth
Lexie Grace is an ambidextrous Black and Puerto Rican comedian and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Raised by a pack of wild female comediennes, Lexie Grace has always been drawn to comedy. It’s in her blood. A Billy Wilder devotee, she believes his quote, "If you’re going to tell the truth, be funny, or they will kill you". She currently is watching lots of Korean Soaps, Telanovelas, and German Sitcoms. All of which make her cry for different reasons.
Belinda Carroll is a Portland, Oregon native, LGBTQ activist and coffee addict. A stand-up comedian, actress, and singer she has appeared on fun stuff like Portlandia, MTV, XM Sirius radio and Grimm a couple of times. Her writing credits include, Huffington Post, Cracked.com, and PQ Monthly. She also has opened or featured for Hari Kondabolu, Shane Mauss, Erasure (Andy Bell), The Cliks, Julie Goldman, and Laurie Kilmartin.
Laura Anne Whitley is a comedian, storyteller and writer based in Portland, Oregon. She is one of the producers of Lez Stand Up, has performed at Pickathon and Backfence PDX and as the self proclaimed "bad boy of Portland comedy", her candid stories of being a femme stoner with cartoon DNA and an obsession with conspiracy theories offers a perspective both funny and unique.
Lizzy Cooperman was named one of TimeOut LA's Comedians to Watch in 2018. She's been described by the Portland Mercury as "...a witchy Lady. In her act, she writhes around the stage like a crazy combination of Sarah Jessica Parker in Hocus Pocus and Norma Desmond." And the LA Times wrote, "At times, laughter nearly drowned out her keyboard. No drink minimum necessary, Cooperman killed." She's appeared on HBO's Crashing, and will be on the second season of Corporate on Comedy Central. Her tarot reading character, Mountain Schwartz, has been featured on Super Deluxe and Funny Or Die and can be seen in the upcoming video for Lord Huron's Vide Noir. She's the co-host of That Detox Life and has written for several shows including Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, The Eric Andre Show, The Soup, The Dish, and a show that only aired in the Ukraine and Germany called Naked and Funny. She's been featured on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, MTV, E! and the Style Network and has performed stand-up comedy at Bentzen Ball, Red Clay Comedy Festival, New Faces at Montreal, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. Lizzy’s a published poet and her work was recently featured in Hotel Amerika. She’s also been recognized for the “avant-garde” films she creates on Instagram
Pallavi has performed on booked shows at The Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, Westside Comedy, Flappers Comedy Club, The Ice House, HaHa Cafe Comedy Club, Seattle’s Comedy Underground, and the Canvas Laugh Club (Mumbai). She co-produces Oversharing Comedy, and, as a co-producer of Facial Recognition Comedy, was highlighted in Splitsider and co-hosts the Facial Recognition Comedy Podcast. She has performed at Desi Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Portland Queer Comedy Festival, and on the Kill Tony Podcast, as well as all over the US and India (Pune, Mumbai, and Chennai). In Spring, 2018 she received the Upright Citizens Brigade Diversity Scholarship. She will be performing at the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival in August and the 208 Comedy Festival in September. In her spare time, Pallavi is tired. Luckily, she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Lynn Stein is a stand-up comedian and writer based in Los Angeles. Her satirical slant on marriage, motherhood and societal norms resonates with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. You can find Lynn performing in venues all over Southern California including Flappers Comedy Club, The Ice House and The Comedy Store. Recently, she was featured on Laughs on Fox and appeared at the 2018 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin. Other festival credits include the SheDot Festival in Toronto, Sonoma Laughfest and both the San Diego and Sacramento Comedy Festivals.
Lynn has trained at The Groundlings, UCB Theatre LA and iO West. She has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Oregon and while living there was crowned the 2nd Funniest Person in Eugene, OR. She lost that competition to a dummy. An actual wooden dummy named “Hot Karl”. Now please stop reading Lynn’s bio. It’s making her feel very uncomfortable that you know so much about her. Will this be on the Internet? The Internet makes Lynn’s Mom very nervous.
Bethany Van Delft’s “hip & grounded, laid back delivery” has earned her the honor of performing at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, SF Sketchfest, as well as appearances on Comedy Central, TV Guide Channel, and hugely popular 2 Dope Queens podcast. She was selected for the Hannibal Buress Comedy Experience at Boston Calling Festival performing along side Phoebe Robinson and Jordan Rock.
Her series at the Women in Comedy Festival "38/7%" was a huge hit, and monthly show, Artisanal Comedy, has been named “one of the top indie nights to check out”. Her latest project, a hilariously cringeworthy live storytelling show/podcast “Starstruck: Close Encounters of the Awkward Kind” was named Boston’s Best Comedy Show.
Unashamedly in touch with her inner nerd, Bethany has been a panelist on “You’re The Expert” and “Literary Death Match”. She hosts MOTH mainstages and GrandSlams around the country, and MOTH storyslams monthly. She is thrilled to have a MOTH story re-posted by SULU! (aka George Takei) and honored to have a story included in The MOTH's 2nd book "All These Wonders".
Mary Jane French is a recent transplant to Los Angeles from Richmond, VA. She has opened for Cameron Esposito, Rory Scovel, Brandie Posey, and Sara Schaefer. She has preformed on festivals across the country including the Burning Bridges Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, Portland Queer Comedy Festival, Charm City Comedy Festival, The Bechdel Test Festival, and Baltimore XFest.
Aviva is a stand-up comic by day, and a stand-up comic by night. Her jokes are silly (clown horn sound) yet personal (awooga), and she really just wants to have fun up there.
She lives in Oakland and produces shows like “Talkies” at the All Out Comedy Theater and Witches’ Brew, an all-women stand-up comedy seance. She’s been nominated as one of the “Best Comedians in the Bay” by the East Bay Express, and owns a “Best Actress” trophy that she bought for herself. Her comedy’s been featured in SF Sketchfest, The Nevada City Film Festival, and Heeb Magazine.
Valerie Tosi is a comedian, actor, writer, and voiceover artist. She features for Dana Gould on the road and performed stand up at several comedy festivals including Limestone, Laughing Skull, Out of Bounds, and more. She also hosts and produces The Mermaid Comedy Hour, the longest running all female show at The Hollywood Improv. An alumni of both The Second City & iO, her improv background led to several Buzzfeed videos garnering millions of views including a video with Kevin Hart & Ice Cube. You may have heard her voice literally everywhere as the voice of the Google Home Mini campaign. Recent credits include IFC’s STAN AGAINST EVIL, Netflix’s THE JOEL McHALE SHOW WITH JOEL McHALE, and the lead in the feature film THE SEX ADDICT.
Caitlin Weierhauser was on New Faces at Just For Laughs in Montreal 2018, they won Portland’s Funniest Person 2017 and was voted Favorite Comedian in the Willamette Week Readers Poll in 2017 and 2018. You can see them in Season 2 of The Benefits of Gusbandry on Amazon Prime and in the upcoming SVOD Disney movie, Timmy Failure (2019).
KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER is a goddamn Power House, with a heart made of precious metal. She's a comedian, a writer, an actor and is the visionary behind the comedy revolution that is Lez Stand Up. Kupp's comedy has been described as "observational, with bouts of off-the-cuff brilliance". As a host, she has been deemed quirky, bubbly and "completely out of control" by guests and performers alike. You may have seen her in Bridgetown Comedy Festival, All Jane Festival, hosting Hump! Film Festival, or The State of Period with Margaret Cho, or maybe when she opened for Emily Heller, Michael Che or DeAnne Smith!