Emily Pate

Emily is a writer and actress originally from El Paso, TX. She’s studied with The Second City and The Nerdist School, and her work has appeared in the anthology, All The Weight of Our Dreams: Autism and Race. Her writing… Continue Reading

Amy Albert

Amy Albert is a comedian writer lady person. She is a sketch comic who lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Nick, dog baby, Dave and real life girl baby, Bo. Amy is a member of sketch team The Mutiny… Continue Reading

Gwen Mesco

Gwen is a writer, actor, and activist from New Jersey and New Mexico, aka New Jersico for short. She will happily tell you about the best breakfast foods in both of her home states. Gwen performs regularly at UCB and… Continue Reading

Kirby Howell-Baptiste

Kirby Howell-Baptiste is an actor and writer that proudly hails from North London. She began acting at The Anna Scher Theatre, at the age of 12, when her Mother thought it best for her to interact with things other than… Continue Reading

Leann Bowen

Leann is a writer and director from Los Angeles. She is currently a writer for Netflix’s Dear White People. Past writing credits include Funny or Die, UCBComedy, Buzzfeed, CBS and has directed sketch for Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Buzzfeed, and… Continue Reading

Jana Schmieding

Jana Schmieding is an indigenous activist, educator, and comedy writer/performer in Los Angeles. She’s written for Reductress and Bust.com. You can catch her with an early 90’s hair-style in Season 3 of Broad City. Follow her on Twitter @janaunplgd. 

Rachel Gagnon

Rachel Gagnon is a writer and editor based in San Francisco, CA. She’s written a lot of words on the internet–some were about art, some were buttons you might have clicked on a popular social network. She’s been a contributing… Continue Reading

Nadia Osman

Nadia Osman is a writer and performer in Los Angeles. She is the co-writer of Mad Men: The Musical (featured in Vulture, Bustle, and LA Weekly) and Walter White and the Amazing Blue Crystal Meth (featured in Entertainment Weekly, Vulture,… Continue Reading

Jaylene Chung

Jaylene is a Bay Area native turned Angeleno, which initially felt weird to say, but LA’s food scene is slowly winning her over. After completing a long educational career – a BA in Biology, a Master of Theological Studies, and… Continue Reading

Polly Pissed Off

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Shannon Joy Rodgers

Shannon Joy Rodgers is from Austin,TX living in Los Angeles,CA. She’s been featured on TruTV’s Fameless and Adam Ruins Everything, Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Birthday Boys, Jimmy Kimmel and Conan. She also grew up as a rollerblader, skating in competitions… Continue Reading

Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is a writer and performer, she graduated from Suffolk University with degree in Theatre Arts. Rebecca has also studied at The Improv Asylum, Improv Boston, The Second City Chicago, i.O. Chicago, UBC and The Nerdist School. Rebecca co-wrote and… Continue Reading

Lexi Notabartolo

Lexi Notabartolo is a writer, performer, director, and researcher originally from places where there are casinos. Yes, all of them. A recurring sketch performer on TruTv’s “How To Be A Grown Up,” Lexi has written for Warner Brothers’ animated Looney… Continue Reading

Steph Garcia

Steph Garcia is a writer and performer originally from the great state of New Jersey. She was a writer for the CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, performs sketch at The Nerdist School with The Money Pit, and is super jazzed… Continue Reading

Lindsey Barrow

Lindsey Barrow has performed at Nerdist, UCB, iO, Second City, and all around the city of Los Angeles doing stand up, sketch, and improv. She’s performed improv and sketch for over ten years and is the current Artistic Director at The… Continue Reading