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Ryan Arey

(Rick Pulsar, Clone John Lennon) Ryan Arey is originally from Peebles, Ohio.  Now he is a writer and film maker living in New York City.  He has contributed work to Good Morning America, Channel 101, the Iron Mule Film Festival, 48-Hour Go Green Festival, Young Cuts Film Fest, and the Garden State Film Festival, among many others.  


For the past ten years he has directed the film department at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, where he oversees the production of more than 90 short films and 150 live events every summer. He currently writes a blog, I'm From Peebles, celebrating America's funniest hometown.


One time, while he was doing standup, a heckler punched him in the face. 

David Valentine

(Rufus) David is a professional fabricator of puppets, props, and all things crafty and creative. His multiple years of design experience in the theatre world have been recognized by nominations from the New York Innovative Theatre Awards as well as the American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Award. From his early years as an avid Sesame Street fan to his post undergraduate years in the professional world. David is the resident puppet designer of Vampire Cowboy Theatre Company as well as a puppet builder for Puppet Heap and The Jim Henson Company.

Meredith Hackman

(Mom, Waiting Room Boy, Mother) MEREDITH HACKMAN is a writer, director, and performer living in New York. Currently, you can find her performing with PIT house team Gypsy Danger on Wednesday nights at 7pm. Most recently, Meredith wrote and directed the play In the Future We Ride Unicorns and along with writing partner Jess Miller performs her two woman sketch show The Ultimate Theater Xperience. Past producing credits include The Saddest Sketch Show and The Scene. She thinks she's funny but she's mostly just compensating for the size of her hair. 

Livia Scott

(Space Yoko/Apple Maggie) Livia is an actress and comedian named "One of our favorite female comedians" by The Huffington Post, along with Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler and Sarah Silverman. Credits include Law & Order, work with the Atlantic Theater Company, Comedy Central, VH1, and she pulls a Peter Sellers by playing multiple roles in National Lampoon's Dirty Movie directed by Law & Order SVU star Christopher Meloni.


Her biggest dream in life is to become a meme that implodes into a gif so you can follow her or whatever at @LiviaLove

Nicholas Vandenberg

(Theme Compser/ Songs) Nick Vandenberg is a multi-instrumenalist/composer and video producer based in Chapel Hill, NC. His music has been heard on the Nickelodeon Network, national radio promotions and in films at the Sundance Film Festival and La Biennale di Venezia and has created videos for clients including, the City of Lawrence, MA, and Behance. Recently, Nick appeared on WUNC's The State of Things and spoke with Frank Stasio about composing for film and his new album, The Sweet By and By Bye-Bye.

Sean Crespo

(Space Toad) Sean Crespo is a comedian, writer and classically trained actor who studied at Emerson College and L.A.M.D.A. Sean's eclectic credits include: Featuring nationally for Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead, Comedy Central's Weekly Evil, Comcast's Drink At Work Sketch Thing, joke writer for Sherri Shepherd on The Newlywed Game, V.O. on The Electric Company, ONN contributor, The Roast of Anthony Bourdain, small-town dick of a sheriff in "Beasts of the Southern Wild" follow up "The Cold Lands," freelance sketch work on the Jenny McCarthy Show, monologue writer for "Viewpoint with John Fugelsang" and NBC's now shuttered Television Without Pity.

Carolyn Castiglia

(Sojo) Carolyn Castiglia is a comedian, blogger, and badass emcee.  

You've probably seen her doing crazy sketches on NickMom, or funny hip-hop on Comedy Central and VH1, or caught her delivering commentary on parenting and pop culture for HLN, VH1 and more. Awards include Best Rap/Beatboxing, NY Funny Songs Fest, 2012; BlogHer Voices of the Year Award, 2011; Selected, The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, 2011; and Nominated for an ECNY Award, Best Short, 2010

Ken Schultz

(Germ King, Rutaarian Shaman) Ken Schultz is a comedian currently living in New York City and touring throughout the country (mostly Wisconsin). His writing has been featured on someecards and National Lampoon. A proud Chicago native and lifelong Cub fan, he hopes to live long enough to see their next five game winning streak. Follow him on Twitter at @kenthinguy.

Tony Zaret

(Decartes Gaming Console Narrator) Tony Zaret is the only stand up comedian in New York City that can make you go full on berzerkatroid. Get ready to get nutzzz when this wild man hits the stage!!!!!!!!! 


Aaron Kheifits

(Relaxon Elder) Aaron Kheifets is a comedian, writer and director. He is a contributing writer for the Onion News Network and is one half of the webseries Boners 101. He has performed at Bonnaroo, written and directed shorts that have aired on Comedy Central and won numerous awards including “Best Film” at the New York 48 Hour Film Festival. He also runs and hosts A-Side/B-Side at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Other credits include the Wall Street Journal, MTV, College Humor TV, and the cult phenomenon Mortified. Still, his finest moment was becoming a finalist for Playboy’s Mustache of the Year.

Ronnie Nelson

(Rupublicon Nebula) Ronnie Nelson is an actor, voiceover artist, and photographer living in New York City. He specializes in head shot photgraphy, and world traveling. You can see more of his work here:

Jon Hoche

(Adora-buddies) Jon Hoche is an actor/puppeteer returning to New York after 2.5 years on the road touring the country as Puppet Captain for the Tony award winning show WARHORSE. He's also Artistic Associate of VAMPIRE COWBOYS THEATER CO. NYC's premiere downtown Geek Theater Company. He can also be seen as the lovable Florida puppet, found on

Sheldon Best

(QJ) Sheldon Best – NYC – LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater: brownsville song (b-side for tray) - Martin E. Segal Award; Atlantic Theater: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner; Foundry Theatre: the box: a black comedy; Classical Theatre of Harlem: Romeo and Juliet - AUDELCO nomination, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; 59E59 and Penguin Rep: Freed - AUDELCO nomination; LAByrinth: Paradox of the Urban Cliché; Ma-Yi and Vampire Cowboys: Soul Samurai; Vampire Cowboys: Geek! and Alice in Slasherland ; 59E59 and Scripts Up: Years of Sky. Regional – Baltimore Center Stage: dance of the holy ghosts; Studio Theatre of DC: Sucker Punch; Denver Center: Superior Donuts; Geva Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; NC Shakespeare Festival: Romeo and Juliet; Cleveland Play House: The Life of Galileo; Underground Railway: Harriet Jacobs.

Kevin Maher

(Grizzled Choir Boy) Kevin Maher is an Emmy-nominated comedy writer, whose work has been seen on HBO, AMC, CNN, Comedy Central, VH1, TV One, FEARNet, and Nickelodeon.  His short films have been shown everywhere from MOMA to Troma, with screenings outside of Sundance and Cannes.

Evan Morgenstern

(Germ Captain) Evan is a stand-up comedian who has performed at Caroline's, Gotham Comedy Club, Comix and other spots around NYC. He's also the producer for Switzerland Neutral Comedy, and hosts a free show at the Karma every month. He's studied improv at UCB, acting at TVI, and journalism at the University of Central Florida. 

Jody Akers

(Space Tow Truck Driver) Jody Akers is an artist, writer, and voice actor living in rural Ohio. Past voice credits include the feature-length documentaries We are the Indians and We Know. Acting credits include short films Cow Hunting and American Comeback. His art has been featured in the films Cowboy Brad and A Strange Brand of Happy.

Andrew Lee

(Pleasure Goblins) Andrew Lee is a poet, actor, and filmmaker living in Leichester, England. He regularly performs at House of verse in Leichester.  He directed the animated short films The Man Who Sold Time and The Fairytale of the Fruit Salad Man. Somewhere, right now, he's spouting verse and living and dying by Liverpool goals.

Mike Rosengarten

(Meth Bird) Mike is a musician, actor, and puppeteer currently playing Guitar chair in the disco rock Off-Broadway musical "The Anthem." In the coming months, you'll be able to catch him in productions of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat," and "Johnny Cash: Ring of Fire."  He will also be touring abroad in Canada  with his trusty telecaster and a band of friends playing some great country music in tribute to the one and only George Jones.

Mike will also be play several shows with the amazing Marissa Mulder.  He is excited to be playing for the concert of production of "Broken Bride" with music by the rock band LUDO.  

Dan Hofer

(Keith) Dan is a native New Yorker who performs stand-up, sketch, and
improv. He currently has a sketch show called “Back 2 Business”
which is based solely on life in an office. His improv teams MMDK and Rocksteady have performed all over New York and in festivals as far as Chicago. He also worked on the award winning web series Flabulous.

Tali Custer

(Make-A-Wish Boy, Rutaarian Woman) Tali is a graduate of Pace University with a BFA Degree in Acting and a Dance minor. She can be seen in the starring role of Penny in the upcoming mind-trip feature film Heaven is Now, as well as the lead role of the mysterious and driven Melissa in the web series The Verge, now on YouTube. Also to come in 2015 Tali brings to life the sweet and mousy Julia in Kinetic Studio's new short film Couch Surfer. Tali is currently creating a dance-theater show entitled RoadKill which will be produced at IRT Theater in NYC's West Village this coming May, and is a member of movement-based Improbable Stage Company.

Brian Depetris

(Bacon Jack) Brian is a New York based actor originally from the Detroit area. Brian studied musical theater and acting at the American musical and dramatic academy (AMDA). Since graduating he has performed on stage off-Broadway and off-off Broadway as well as performing across the country. More recently he's taken on acting in film television and commercials. Brian is also a professional Santa Claus with over thirteen years experience. Check out for more information.

Brian Bailey

(Demon Salesman) Brian Bailey is an Actor, Singer, Dancer, and Trombonist who has performed in the Broadway national tours of CATS (Mungojerrie) and The Wizard of Oz (Ensemble). Favorite performance credits include: The Wizard of Oz at Madison Square Garden, the New York revival of See What I Wanna See (Medium/Aunt Monica) with John Michael LaChuisa, The Producers (Carmen Ghia), West Side Story (Riff), A Chorus Line (Mike), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere) and performing on Disney Cruise Lines. He also worked in wardrobe for the revival of Follies, The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, The Addams Family, and the puppets for Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway. He has played with the Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corp Marching Band and Symphonic Band and with the Queer Urban Orchestra in New York City. Brian is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University’s BFA program and a proud member of Actor’s Equity. 

Chris Luther

(Bro-Man) CHRIS LUTHER ( @chriscantlose) is a comedy show host and writer as well as a Sketch, Improv and Stand Up comedian living in NYC.  He studied sketch at the PIT and Upright Citizens Brigade. Currently he writes and performs sketch with independent team The Quanrudes. Because the Quanrudes are quite awesome, they were selected to perform at the New York City Sketchfest in 2012. He now performs on occasion with his three person group Kayfabe.

Chris was once recognized at a bus stop for his appearance on the Tyra Banks Show where he awkwardly informed America that he is, in fact, “a really nice guy.” Oh and also, Chris has a sadly unfulfilling passion for Pro-Wrestling… It’s like seriously unhealthy you guys.

Kristen Lucas

(Decartes Console Gamer) Kristen Lucas is an Actor, Writer, and Improviser. She's studied theater in NYC, LA and OK ( Oklahoma) Her improv and sketch training comes from UCB, The PIT and libraries! She agree with Dorothy Parker- " I hate writing I love having written" and manages to get work done despite this fact. She also disagree with Dorothy Parker - " Men Seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses"- Thanks To Tina Fey this is no longer true!

Allen Price

(Rap Beats) Allen Price obsessively thinks about music videos every second of every day. His masterpieces include work with Zion I, Aesop Rock, Sub Pop Records’ The Papercuts,  Factor & Myka 9 of Freestyle Fellowship, The Futurecop!, and Drive by Truckers. He directed The Roller Derby for Tuff TV and has curated some of his more avant comedy works at Sketchfest SF and at The UCB LA. He resides in New York City and loves playing pinball, dating weirdos, collecting obscure VHS and getting email.

Jenny Leon

(Space Receptionist) Jenny Leon is a writer and director from the San Francisco Bay Area, currently based in Brooklyn. She works as a Teaching Artist with Inside Broadway, writing shows and directing theater workshops in NYC public schools. She also develops new plays and musicals.

Alison Klemp

(Space Nurse) Alison currently lives in New York City, but grew up in a nomadic lifestyle, because her family was Gypsy. She claims Colorado as home because that’s where she tried hallucinogens and standup for the first time (not simultaneously, that would happen years later in New York). Though her background is in theater, Alison’s main pursuit is the quest for the Holy Grail of dick jokes, usually to be found in the back of a bar or dark basement. When not performing or writing comedy, Alison makes time for her true passion, waiting tables. Twitter/instagram: @alisonklemp

Andrew Deichman

(Cowboy Pain) Andrew Deichman is from Fly Creek, NY.  He attended Williams College and then spent 10 year working in the theatre industry in New York City.  As an actor, he performed in a variety of NYC-based, regional, and touring productions, as well as several international films.  As a Production Manager, he worked on Broadway and as part of a handful of national touring shows.  He currently resides in Ridley Park, PA where he works in event production for the music industry.

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