He's the co host of Tonight in San Diego, and The Macguffin podcast, as well as hosting his monthly comedy show Alt. Comoedia at Old Town Improv Company.
Bijan Mostafavi is a comedian from Southern California that headlines clubs and colleges all over the country. His quick wit, life stories and hilarious observations keep crowds hysterically laughing all night. He is the head writer and correspondent for the TV show Tonight in San Diego, and you may have seen him on Laughs on Fox.
From the very beginning Dewey Bratcher has been the class or neighborhood funnyman. Performing in plays in elementary and middle schools led him to audition and be accepted into the Baltimore School for the Arts where he studied theater. Fast forward to 2011 and the recently retired Chief from the US Navy decided it was time to give in to the call of the microphone. Dewey has performed at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, the La Jolla Comedy Store, The Comedy Palace, MadHouse Comedy Club, American Comedy Co, featuring for the likes of Alonzo Bodden, Freddy Lockhart, Jacob Sirof and Patrick Deguire and was winner of Ocean Beach's Funniest Person contest. He uses a smooth, effortless delivery to convey takes on marriage, race, and relationships that are hilarious and fresh.
Winner of San Diego’s Funniest Person contest, comedian Jesse Egan is currently on tour with Vicki Barbolak from America’s Got Talent. Jesse hosts the TV talk show Tonight in San Diego, and has appeared on CW6, KPBS, Union Tribune TV, and Fox Rox TV, and in the documentary film Stage Time.
Local san diego comedian and cohost of The Frog & Richie podcast on iTunes, Podbean, and YouTube.
Boston’s own Ellen Sugarman! Ellen’s outrageous take on everyday topics is winning over audiences wherever she performs. Winner of the 2018 Latch Key Comic Standing competition, Ellen regularly performs across New England and has been featured at the Cambridge Comedy Arts Festival, Portland Comedy Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has also had a unique half-year long weekly residency at the Comedy Studio in Boston. Ellen currently spends half the year on the west coast and half in Boston. Follow ellen on Facebook and Instagram (@ln_not_ellen).
Em Allyn is an LA resident and a regular at the La Jolla Comedy Store
Host of the adamant podcast and creator of the web series “fully staffed”.
Jessica Barnes started comedy in the Bay Area in 2011 to get her father’s acceptance. She keeps trying to get a real job but comedy keeps pulling her back in. Her dark and goofy humor will delight and horrify, you while making you ashamed of laughing so hard. Jessica has featured at the Comedy Store in L.A., Cobbs Comedy Club in San Francisco and on America’s favorite game show, Let’s Make a Deal.
Elise Schaffroth is a 16 year old actress and dancer. She studies and competes in many genres but fell in love with tap and musical theatre at age 12. Elise is a student of the LA Acting Studio SD teen program as well.
The Wicked Echose are a local band who performs all over the area and are currently recording their debut album, The Fallacy of Finality. Tour dates to be announced later this year.
Actors Deborah Zimmer and Jeffrey Shev will be performing the classic Mother and Son Routine, made famous in the late 1950's by the comedy Team of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Mike studied acting with Lee Strasberg in 1954 before teaming up with Elaine. They performed in clubs, then on TV making appearances on the Steve Allen Show, then later on the Tonight show with Jack Parr and others. By the early 1960's they went on their own with Elaine as a Screenwriter, Penning in later years classics such as The Bird Cage, and Primary Colors to name a few. Mike went on to a very successful Directing career, directing such classics as "Whose afraid Virginia Woolf?", and "The Graduate" for which he won an Oscar. They did act on and off together over the years.
They performed in clubs, then on TV making appearances on the Steve Allen Show, then later on the Tonight show with Jack Parr and others. By the early 1960's they went on their own with Elaine as a Screenwriter, Penning in later years classics such as The Bird Cage, and Primary Colors to name a few. Mike went on to a very successful Directing career, directing such classics as "Whose afraid Virginia Woolf?", and "The Graduate" for which he won an Oscar. They did act on and off together over the years.
"9 The Musical"-- Live performance by: Christopher T. Miller (who plays Guido) and Keri Miller (who plays Luisa) Directed by: George Bailey & Nicole Thomas Musical Direction: Christopher T. Miller SYNOPSIS: Based on 8½, Italian director Federico Fellini's comic masterpiece of autobiographical filmmaking, Maury Yeston's sultry and enchanting musical follows the life of world famous film director Guido Contini as he prepares his latest picture and balances the numerous women in his life. SYNOPSIS: Based on 8½, Italian director Federico Fellini's comic masterpiece of autobiographical filmmaking, Maury Yeston's sultry and enchanting musical follows the life of world famous film director Guido Contini as he prepares his latest picture and balances the numerous women in his life.1983 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score--PERFORMANCES: Apriil 19, 2019 to May 19, 2019.
Roman Watchdogs are a band out of San Diego, CA. They've been together playing their unique style of punk, ska and reggae for the last 6 years. Singer/guitarist Derek Scott is originally from Chicago. Bass player Elias Saldana and drummer Richard Mestaz hail from north county San Diego. You can find their music, including their full length album "Death and Romance" streaming on almost all digital platforms like iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify. You can catch their upcoming EP release at Pour House in Oceanside on June 1st. Please enjoy the original music of Roman Watchdogs.
The Celebration of International Women’s Day has been extended on stage now through April 7th! JAKE’S WOMEN are a North County MUST-SEE. Directed by Robyn Smith, Audiences LOVE this Neil Simon comedy. The only question is whether the Women are real or figments of someone’s imagination. You Decide...Here's actors Steve Rowe and Linda Englund with a sample scene!
Crew Percussion is make up of drummers from all over the country. They've played around the world in places like China and Kuwait and at Padre Games as "The Padres Bom Crew". Actor/Musician Aleksander D'Avignon has assembled this crew today and is also part owner of Hangar B. Studios and a current member of the LA Acting Studio SD.
International smooth jazz recording artist Burt brion ..his 2017 release earned him the #3 single on the Smooth Jazz United Kingdom charts .. go to www.burtbrionband.com for future tour dates
Bianca Chapman is a professional World Dance champion in salsa and bachata. She is a star that has travelled to numerous countries to teach, perform and spread the love of dance. Vimal Pradeep is a non-professional world champion in salsa and bachata, who has competed in many international and regional contests. Now both of them are going to perform an improv on one of the popular latin dances Cha Cha Cha, followed by Salsa. This is not a show performance, but a club style social dancing.
Ana Da Costa is a Brazillian actress and principal ballerina with California Ballet and Pacific Arts Society who has performed in Europe, South America and the US. She has also appeared in several films and studies at the Los Angeles Acting Studio SD.
Unfortunately, Meghan has bronchitis so Collan will be playing/singing. The first song is from a film Meghan Courtney directed that is eligible for a SD film award, called Wonderland Syndrome.
Sky King Magic is a San Diego based magician who enjoys bringing smiles and laughter to corporate events, weddings, and other parties. You can find him on the first Monday of the month at Villa Capri Trattoria & Wine Bar in Poway. He can be contacted at SkyKingMagic@gmail.com or through his website www.SkyKingMagic.com.
Josh and Vicky are San Diego actors who both study at the LA Acting Studio of SD and have both worked on stage and in film. They are pleased to present the comical short scene "The Christmas Present" which takes a humorous look at the morning after!
Amanda Cogan is a soulful singer with emotional songs. She has been playing in the San Diego music scene for 8 years and hosting open mic nights for 7 years. You can catch her every 3rd Tuesday of the month at Harbortown in Point Loma!
Sky King is a San Diego based magician and Carol King is a singer-songwriter, theatre-maker, and writer. They run a blog called www.DameDogdude.com. You can contact both of them for your magical, performative, and variety show needs and wants at SkyKingMagic@gmail.com or through his website www.SkyKingMagic.com.