Pin-Up Squirrels, Sketch and improv team, have performed internationally and are in the Guinness book of World Records. Our show Play Date is the 4th Sundayat The Creek and Cave. Our late Night show, Night Out has had amazing guests from inside and outside of the entertainment industry and our sketch videos are worth watching.
CAST: Kristen Lucas, Kerstin Porter, Raquel Powell, Melody Goodell, Tera Feigen and Sara Kaplan, Jessica Kane
The Pin- Up Squrrel, Kristen Lucas is an
Actor, Writer, 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!
If you’ve read this far you may as well hire her !
Pin- Up Squirrel, Kerstin Porter is a writer and performer who studied at UCB, The Magnet, and Improv Olympic. Comedy stole her heart at UC Santa Cruz when she was cast in a two part play as a cow that saves a vegan from the desert and a blind girl that switches places with her paralyzed confidant. After moving to New York Kerstin became a part of the sketch and improv teams MK and Exit Strategy. For some reason, she still is unsure of, she moved to LA and joined the team Strange Daisies. After having her fill of LA she took a hiatus to Seattle, but comedy called her back to New York where she is now.
Melody Goodell – has “lived the dream” performing regionally in musicals, melodramas, and some Funny Or Die videos from Florida to California. In NYC she has most recently been involved with The Rhapsody Theatre Collective’s production of CHESAPEAKE (Producer’s Club). She has also been seen in other new works including VIRAL VIDEO (Manhattan Rep), DEVIL LAND (Theatre Row), WAITING FOR CANDI (The Wild Project), and MISANDRY IS A THING (Alchemical Theatre Lab). Upon her return to NYC she has completed the improv training program at UCB and thoroughly enjoys performing with the awesome ladies of The Pin-up Squirrels! Go Gators! www.melodygoodell.com
Raquel Powell is actress/improviser living like the Queen of New York! Actually, more like, lives in Queens, New York but close enough! After graduated from Adelphi University’s Acting Department, she went straight into comedy. Completed training at both The People’s Improv Theatre and The Upright Citizens Brigade. She also co-hosts the hit web series NYCReviewed, proving that everyone does in fact love a critic!
For more info about Raquel, check out nycreviewed.tumblr.com
Tera Feigen is an actress, improviser and writer. She has credits in Off Broadway, television. web series, radio shows, stand up and national commercials. Well versed in drama and comedy, her places of training include The PIT, The Upright Citizens Brigade, The School of Dramatic Arts, and with Tim Phillips, Acting Coach. Tera also has to pee a lot and will eat anything chocolate. She is one of the original Pin-Up Squirrels.
Pin- Up Squirrel, Sara Kaplan’s improv training comes from Chicago’s IO and Annoyance Theater. She was called ” a winning character actor.. creating big laughs with subtle shifts of expression” by Time Out Chicago. She made her way to NYC to train with UCB and fell into a nest of Squirrels.
Erin Pullman, Jessica Kane, Kate Shine and Greg Gorman