FRIDAY MAY 8, 2015
6:30 SHOW – House/Bar opens at 6pm
Featuring Glory Haim, Goose Guice, Puny Humans, Debaser
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Executive Producer: Walt Frasier; Artistic Director: Patrick Reidy
MAY 8 LINE-UP
(Some performer bios can be found below team list)
CAST: Arthur Tarley, Sam Evans, Matt Aromando, Fareeha Khan and Dan Lee
Puny Humans is an indie improv team based out of New York City, comprised of students at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/pages/Puny-Humans/363657720485179 Twitter: https://twitter.com/punyhumanstweet
CAST: Lee Apotheker, Justin Han, Adam Lurie, Renee Mariotti, Nathaniel Moore, Polo Tate, Eddie Dougrou and Lisa Tanisawa
CAST: Paul Ketterman, Chris Caron, Caitlin Dullea, Justin Freidus, Stephen Mack, Bill Buckendorf, Bryan Radtke, Shannon Mann
CAST: Liz Arcury, Jess Adamiak, Arti Gollapudi, Jonathan Noggle, Nick Pearl, Frank Marasco, Ryan McCormack
William Goulet Kean – Master of Ceremonies – grew up in Savannah, GA attending a private school and going through the ranks of Cotillion (manners school). He then went to NYU:Tisch where he received a BFA in acting after studying at the Strasbeg and Stonestreet Studios. Since then, he has been a working actor in the city (see resume). In his spare time he studies singing at the Flaherty Opera Studio as well as Improv at UCB and the Magnet. His indie musical improv group Big D and the Closers performs at numerous improv festivals as well as at the PIT, Magnet, and paid gigs at the Broadway Comedy Club. They are currently developing a web series together. Although quite a sweetheart, he tends to play mostly ‘bad boys’ or guys with some edge. http://www.williamgouletkean.com/
Artistic Director, PATRICK REIDY is an actor, comedian, musician, and improviser in NYC. He can currently be seen as a host and improv comedian at the Broadway Comedy Club for the Eight Is Never Enough and LMAO-NYC Interactive Comedy Shows as well as touring with their family friendly cousin, Improv 4 Kids. He is also an established improv teacher, having taught for the Comedy Hall Of Fame and independent residences throughout the five boroughs. As a sketch writer and performer his work has been featured on Funny Or Die, College Humor, and the Absent Minded Comedy Show. He is a graduate of Salem State University and has studied improv, sketch-writing, stand-up, and screenwriting at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The Peoples Improv Theatre, and The Annoyance Theater. Yes, and he would love to help you with your next artistic project!
Catch Walt Frasier this Spring on TruTV’s “Friends Of The People” now in their 2nd season. Go to Netflix – RIGHT NOW!!! – to see Walter in Lilyhammer (Season 3, Episode 8) as the American comic performing at Steven Van Zandt’s Norwegian club. Also now on Netflix – Blue Bloods (Season 3, Episode 8) see Walter in spandex body suit in first 5 minutes as Arnie the Homeless Avenger. Royal Pains (Season 6 Episode 3) as the Choking Victim. Past credits include sketch bits on Letterman (9 episodes), Stankervision (MTV2), Naked Brother’s Band (NICK), Hair Trauma (WE) and numerous commercials including Dr. Oz’s Fat Pants. Theater Credits include Off Broadway, Touring and Regional Theater plus over 4000 professional Improv Comedy Shows with EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH (AKA LMAO Off Broadway. Improv 4 Kids, Improv 4 Teens, Absent Minded Comedy).
Bill Buckendorf – film music improv food drink sleep
Caitlin Dullea – a bard, of sorts
Paul Ketterman – Paul Ketterman has studied improv under Owen Burke, Dannah Feinglass, Michael Delaney, Ian Roberts, Leslie Collins, Kevin Cragg, Micah Sherman and Mark Grenier. He loves dogs, tacos and rock n’ roll.
Shannon Mann – I moved to New York one hot summer in 2013, and haven’t been evicted yet. You can see me on the Lifetime Movie Network, killing my BFF’s, playing princesses or painting faces. I studied at UCB and am now taking class at the Annoyance in Brooklyn. www.shannonleighmann.com/url
Bryan Radtke – A middle aged middle child from a middle class family
Arthur Tarley is a writer, improviser and comedian based out of New York City. He has been studying improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since June 2014. Arthur performs regularly with his indie improv team, Puny Humans, and looks for all the opportunities he can to put his work up on stages around town. You can find Arthur on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/arthur.tarley, Twitter https://twitter.com/arthurtarley, and a bench somewhere eating a sandwich.
Matt Aromando is a comedian living in Brooklyn. On stage, he performs improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy and has been a part of the Del Close Marathon, Boston Comedy Festival, and NYC Sketch Festival. Online, he produces sketch videos with Horseshoe & Hand Grenade Productions on YouTube and regularly writes on his website mattaromando.com.
Sam Evans is a New York based actress from Philadelphia who received her Acting degree from Emerson College. She has done comedy, theater, commercial, voice-over, web series and promotional trailer work in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Her New York credits include improvisation, sketch and stand-up comedy at Upright Citizen’s Brigade, People’s Improv Theater, Annoyance Theater, Magnet Theater, Treehouse Theater and Triple Crown. samantha-evans.com
Fareeha Khan is an improvisor and writer based in NYC. She has been studying at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater since August 2014. She’s been taught by Natasha Rothwell, Aaron Jackson, Jackie Jennings, Ben Rameaka, and Frank Garcia Heijl. She writes about weird human and hip hop stuff at chaiandchats.wordpress.com. You can follow her on twitter @FareehaMKhan.
Daniel Lee is an improviser based in New York City. Previously, Daniel was a performer at the Washington Improv Theater (WIT). He has also trained with members of the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) and iO. You can see him performing around New York City with his improv team Puny Humans.
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