Kristen Bartlett is a New York City-based writer and performer. She is a current writer at Saturday Night Live.
Her show The Dead Dads Club performed to sold out audiences at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and at special engagements in Los Angeles and Montreal. The show was featured in Paste Magazine, Modern Loss, the Village Voice, LAist, and on The Best Show with Tom Scharpling.
She is a writer for the UCB show Night Late and UCB Digital team Frohnson & Frohnson. She also wrote for Maude teams Mama's Gotta Go and Goodbye Handsome.
Kristen appeared in Netflix Presents: The Characters with Natasha Rothwell, Adult Swim's We're Newbridge, and the second season of Hulu's Difficult People.
Kristen hosted and co-created Poor Comedians In A Car Getting Coffee, which was featured on The Comics Comic and The Comedy Bureau.
She is a founding member of the sketch team Bridge & Tunnel, which performs monthly at the People's Improv Theater. Bridge & Tunnel was an official selection of New York City Sketchfest, Boston Comedy Arts Fest, and Montreal Sketchfest, where they won Best Newcomer and Audience Choice.
Kristen's writing has appeared on Splitsider, Funny or Die News, MTV.com, A Prairie Home Companion, Above Average, and Someecards. Her pilots have received semi-finalist and quarter-finalist honors with The PAGE Awards, Tracking Board Launchpad, and Seriesfest.
For more, visit kristenbartlett.com and follow @KristenCheeks.
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Shira Rachel Danan is a New York-based writer and performer who grew up in Texas. By day, she writes for Someecards and their humor blog Happy Place. She has been a contributing writer to The Onion since 2008 and has written for Mad Magazine, Reductress, and many others. She is a writer/performer for Bridge & Tunnel. She has studied improv and sketch at the UCB Theatre since 2007. She does not understand that reference.
Will Gallagher is originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. He holds a Theatre degree from DeSales University with a focus in Acting and Directing. Before moving to New York in 2007, he was heavily involved in performing in children’s theatre. He has studied sketch and improv at the UCB Theatre since 2008 under names like Gavin Speiller, Curtis Gwinn, Adam Conover, Erik Tanouye, and others. He is a writer and performer for the sketch group, Bridge & Tunnel.
In his spare time, he can be found in Jackson Heights, Queens, brewing beer and staring at his neighbors through a pair of binoculars. Go ahead and judge.
Jason Gore is a comedian/performer/writer from Radford, VA. Jason is currently a performer at UCBTNY Chelsea on the Maude team, Bundt. Jason was also a featured performer in Kristen Bartlett's fantastic show, The Dead Dads Club, which had a run at UCBTNY Chelsea in 2014/2015. He is a founding member of the sketch group, Bridge & Tunnel.
Jason appeared in the second season of Hulu's Difficult People, and in videos for Above Average & IFC.com. He is also a producer for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, known widely as "Dudio."
His Twitter account, @sonicdork, has been featured on the Huffington Post, Funny Or Die, NBC, CBS, Happy Place, and other various places.
Jason is the co-creator/co-host of Poor Comedians In A Car Getting Coffee, along with his wife, Kristen Bartlett, & director Justin Kiernan Byrne.
Dani Grace is a writer, comedian and actor living in New York City. She has studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She is a proud member of the sketch group, Bridge & Tunnel. Catch B&T at their monthly run at The PIT. Or catch them walking down the sidewalk and they will tell you to go to their monthly show at The PIT. Or call them up on the phone and they will list out reasons you should go to their monthly show at The PIT.
You can also see Dani perform around town with her indie improv teams, Lambface, Stonehenge and Hussein. Or you can follow her on twitter @danimgrace for what her mother calls “pithy, self-deprecating humor. Your sad stuff is the funniest.”
Eliza Kingsbury is an actor and writer based in New York City. She performs regularly at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where she participates in the Advanced Study program in improv and sketch. She was in "The Dead Dads Club", written by Kristen Bartlett and directed by Michael Hartney, which had a run at UCBT NY and traveled to UCBT LA and Montreal Sketchfest.
Eliza creates and produces original web content with 350 Comedy. She's very proud of her webseries, "Dom and Tamantha", produced by The Experiment Comedy. Eliza plays Dom, a fratty finance bro, and Travis Greisler (Broadway's "Fully Committed") plays Tamantha, the socialite slash event planner.
Other credits include Fusion Network, Scripps Network, and Reductress.
Check Eliza out on twitter @edewlittle and her website elizakingsbury.com. Go ahead and follow her on Pinterest while you're at it. She loves that shit.
Adam Maid is a tall idiot from Rochester, NY. He has studied improv and sketch at the UCB Theatre and is the co-host of the "Wonderful, Thanks." podcast. He's a founding member of the improv team FART POLICE, a member of the sketch team Bridge and Tunnel, and a recurring character on the webseries "Ramsey Has a Time Machine." His work has been described as "a black hole of comedy" by the internet.
Find him on Twitter @adammaid for a solid B- performance.
Jesse is a writer, performer, animator and voiceover artist. He can be seen performing completely improvised, hour-long genre movies every other Friday to a packed house at the Reckless Theatre. Jesse produces and performs in the Tony Show with comedian, Anthony Atamanuik, on the first Tuesday of the month at the UCB Theater East. He is also the co-founder of the off-beat animation platform FROG BOYZ.
Jesse has made numerous appearances on The Chris Gethard Show in addition to Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's Election Special 2016, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Troma Entertainment's comedy/horror feature, The Slashening. Learn more at jessevandenbergh.com or follow him @JesseElderV.