Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor and comic entertainer, recently named as one of five “Comedians to Watch in 2018” by Time Out New York. He’s creator and host to a number of live shows including: Ike at Night (Under the Radar/The Public Theater, The Bushwick Starr), Ike Night (Ars Nova, San Francisco Sketchfest, Philadelphia’s Good Good Comedy Theatre, JACK), Ike’s Wonderful World of Leisure (Vital Joint), Ike for the Holidays (Joe’s Pub at The Public, St. Mazie, Manhattan Inn) and more. He performs stand-up at various venues including UCB and Union Hall. As an actor, he’s collaborated with several OBIE-winning experimental theatre companies including: Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen and Hoi Polloi. He trained as an actor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and in Studio Five's programs in Bali, Indonesia. He was also an Artist-in-Residence at Joe’s Pub as a member of the 2017 Joe’s Pub Working Group.
Andy Bustillos is a comedian/actor/writer from NYC. He can be seen performing regularly at the UCB East Theatre with his Weekend Team Bucky and is part of the UCB Touring company coming to a college near you if you're still in college. You might have also seen him in commercials for Xfinity Comcast, Trojan, G.E., Nationwide, on the shows Deadbeat (Hulu), Red Oaks (Amazon), Girls(HBO), Divorce (HBO), Bull (CBS) as well as the movie Carrie Pilby and upcoming movie Most Likely To Murder. Andy was chosen as an actor for NBC’s 2015 Scene Showcase. Also he is nice.
Benny Elledge is a New York based actor/singer/musician working in film, TV, commercials, and theatre who is currently a lead in the Broadway hit “Waitress.” Some of his recent TV credits include Gotham (FOX), Blue Bloods (CBS), and The Detour (TBS). He is also starring in the new sci-fi short film Moonshot, as well as the short film Knights of New Jersey, both of which are currently making the Us/International film festival circuit. Knights of NJ is also a web series on YouTube. As a theatre actor he has performed both in NYC as well as across the country.
Eleanor Boddie was born and raised in England, Eleanor began acting for film when in Los Angeles at the age of 22. Her film credits include the role of Gráinne in the Dublin Film Festival’s Award-winning Power of Attraction and internationally released Bourek. Living in Brooklyn, El’s hobbies include boxing. She is a life-long Tom Hanks fan.
Yedoye Travis is a comedian and writer from Atlanta, now based in New York City. In 2017, he was named a NEW FACE at the Montreal Just For Laughs festival during which he opened for W. Kamau Bell and taped for Kevin Hart’s LOL Network. He has since appeared on Search Party, Comedy Central and Late Show with Stephen Colbert and contributed content for MTV. He has also performed at the Hell Yes and Bridgetown Comedy Festivals and appeared on the fourth season of Coming To The Stage. His debut album, OK, produced by Comedy Dynamics, was released on January 12th 2018.
Gregory Korostishevsky (born in Russia) is a Russian stand-up comedian, voice actor and actor who voiced New Coventry townsfolk Mihailovich in Rockstar Games' Bully. He provide the voice of Bledar Morina in Grand Theft Auto IV. He appeared in TV shows like Onion SportsDome, White Collar, 30 Rock, The Blacklist, Banshee, Orange Is the New Black and CO-OPeration.
Jessica Damouni is an actress and writer in New York from Western Australia. She grew up in a household that spoke English, Arabic and a little bit of French. After graduating from The Lee Strasberg Institute's two year conservatory program and UCB NY, she has been working continually in Film, TV, Theatre and commercials in NY. She recently played the lead in the films Like Salt (dir. Darine Hotait) and Choke (dir. Rolla Selbak) and a supporting role in the film SALAM (dir. Claire Fowler) which premieres at the TriBeCa Film Festival 2018. She’s appeared in videos on AboveAverage, FunnyOrDie, & Mashable. She creates sketches with ToS Comedy and has performed with the group at various festivals around the country. Jessica is a member of Primitive Grace Theatre Company.
Lily Du is a performer and writer based out of New York. Originally from Rockville MD, Lily has studied improv and sketch at the UCB since 2011. You can catch her improvising on Harold Night with Ice Cold Bev and all over the country with UCB's touring company. Previous teams include Lloyd Night's Detroit & The Union, as well as indie team Pompadour. Lily has appeared on "The President Show," "Broad City" and in videos on MTV, Above Average and UCB Comedy. She's written for Reductress and videos she's created have been featured on Splitsider, Daily Dot, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, Refinery29, and Dan Savage's blog. Lily is a Smith College alum and always has snacks in her bag.
Lane Moore is an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician living in New York City. Paste Magazine named her #19 of the 75 Funniest People On Twitter, Brooklyn Magazine named her one of The 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn, BUST Magazine named her one of 10 Funny Ladies You Need To Be Watching, and Village Voice named her “Queen Of Disdain,” in their Best Of New York issue, Out Magazine named her one of the “Out 100 of 2017,” and Bustle named her one of their Comedy Class of 2017 comedians. Her monthly comedy show Tinder LIVE! was named on The New York Times Critic’s Picks, and CBS called it one of the 5 Best Comedy Shows in NYC.
James began his comedy career in San Francisco with the sketch group, Killing My Lobster and performed with Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis. Bewley is also an alumni of Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center for new works on Long Island. He received training at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. He is a co-creator and voice talent for the award-winning web animations, Strindberg and Helium, and is the producer and host of the performance/podcast project, Dale Radio.
Evan Gregory is the oldest member of the team called The Gregory Brothers. They are a musical group belonging to America whose songs are characterized by being Country and Soul, Folk and Roll. They are most famous for their creation of musical viral videos, most notably the "Winning" song that won a 2012 Comedy Award, as well as the Songify the News series (formerly known as Auto-Tune the News) and the "Bed Intruder Song" that received over 135 million YouTube views and entered the Billboard Hot 100. As an actor and producer, Evan is known for Remix the Movies , Camp Camp and Musicals in Real Life.
Eudora Peterson is NYC-based comedy writer whose work can be seen on The Toast, The Hairpin, and Jezebel. She often posts character-based video sketches to YouTube and has a growing twitter following.. As an actor, she is best known for The Special Without Brett Davis.
Elisabeth Ness is an actor, singer, producer, writer, editor, and creative entrepreneur. Striving to make a positive impact on the world through entertainment onstage, onscreen, and in voice-over, the Yale alumna created the award-winning hit web series Redheads Anonymous, and also co-founded Good Porpoise Productions, LLC, which makes mini-documentaries for non-profits. Her acting work has been called "especially funny" (NY Times), "razor-sharp" (Washington Post), and "hilarious" (Times Herald-Record,Catskill Chronicle, and her mom). Elisabeth has appeared at the Atlantic Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Lincoln Center, Ars Nova, and Signature Theatre; been onscreen at Tribeca, Cannes Select, NYCIFF's "Best TV Pilot", and in national commercials; and been a voice for Rockstar Games, YMCA, Trojan, and Bud Light. Her singing can be found on the upcoming Broadway Records original studio cast album of Like You Like It. She also stars in award winning short Going Public.
Anthony is a writer/performer living in Brooklyn by way of Bayonne, New Jersey. Anthony performs every Monday night at the UCBeast with Improv Nerds. Previously, he inflicted his will on Harold Night with Slamball and the 2014 Cagematch World Champion team, The Enemy. in 2015, Anthony's one man show "This Show Will Get a Cease and Desist" had a six month run at UCB Chelsea. Anthony also hosted/wrote/and directed his own late night talk show, Showtime, at the UCBeast for over two years. He is also one-third of the improv/sketch group Greasy Lake, whose comedic play, "Key to the City," enjoyed a run at UCB Chelsea in 2014. Anthony has a web project of short videos called Anthony Apruzzese's Web Presents as well as a brand new series he filmed more recently with UCB Comedy, Uncle Tony. Twitter: @Tony_Showtime
Maryland native Chris Lamberth is one of the Northeast’s hottest comics. He’s performed at venues such as Caroline’s On Broadway, Comic Strip Live, and Upright Citizen’s Brigade, and hosts the podcast The Mundane Festival. He’s recently made TV appearances on the LAST O.G., High Maintenance, Jessica Jones and the film Can You Ever Forgive Me. He also was the star of the award winning webseries CO-OPeration.
Alexis has written and produced for IFC, Mas Mejor, Above Average, Funny or Die, and College Humor. I regularly release sketches through my personal YouTube channel "Pantry Boy Comedy." He’s appeared on Broad City, Late Night with Seth Meyers, MTV's Middle of the Night Show, and NPR. He was a regular on The President Show on Comedy Central and played a principal role in Let's Not Panic, a TriBeCa Film Festival select .