Nick Crosby began performing stand-up and sketch comedy in 2011 and graduated from the improv training program at Westside Comedy Theater in 2019. He originally hails from Bakersfield, CA, which you shouldn’t hold against him, but also, I get it if you do. Nick also has an excellent asthma inhaler impression, which he has used as a party trick since 4th grade. Please ask him about it.
Lish Bliss was nearly born into a pack of wolves in the Midwest which explains her knack for barking and sniffing people’s butts to say hello. The hunting of her dreams led her to LA where she became a classically trained actress and a director, graduating from LACC’s Theatre Academy. She also studied improv, standup and sketch at places like iO West to M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater. She plays with the agents of Mission IMPROVable and is now delighted to eat the stage with There Will Be Snacks. Whenever you hear a bark or howl, consider for a moment that it may be the one and only, Lish Bliss. Awoooo. Follow her scent on IG: @lishbliss
Bileko Wissa is a Comedian, actor, rapper, and director from Los Angeles by the way of Democratic Republic of Congo who has been seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has a monthly show called the Takeover at Westside Comedy Theater. He also has a Monthly show called “The Bantu Boyz Show” and weekly mic of the same moniker. He has a podcast on iTunes and Spotify called “What’s the Hook Podcast” and “Bantu Boyz Podcast”. Bileko is also apart of the Improv group, “Blackstreet Boyz”. You can see Bileko perform stand up and improv all over.
Master of the one-liner, and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, Jason Van Glass is one of the nation’s most-beloved entertainers, a millionaire many times over, and a star in every category open to him: vaudeville, radio, television, and film, most notably a string of “Road” movies with longtime friend Bing Crosby. He has performed at the Bridgetown, SF Sketchfest, and Crom Comedy Festivals, and traveled countless miles to entertain his troops in cities like Austin, Atlanta, Seattle, New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco. The Bob Hope American Patriot Award is named in his honor.
Xchel Hernandez is a comedian residing in Hollywood, CA. He has performed in several comedy festivals including Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, The World Series of Comedy, Out of Bounds, and The Joshua Tree Comedy Festival where he was voted runner up to the Festivals Best Comedian. In the past, Xchel embarked on an Armed Forces Entertainment Tour in Europe spanning over 2 weeks performing stand up comedy for the troops.
Jackie Monahan has been called “The Queen of deadpan” by Roger Ebert, “A F%cking Genius” by Roseanne Bar, “Unstoppable” by Curve Magazine and “the funniest b$tch on the Block ” by Amy Schumer whom Jackie toured with for 6 years. Jackie has since been headlining clubs and making guest appearances on TV and is beloved in the indie film scene. She performs at The Comedy Store, Improv and alternative rooms. You may have seen her on Adult Swim’s “The Eric Andre Show”, Last Comic Standing, or Comedy Jam on Showtime. In addition, Jackie was just in theaters with Madeleine Olnek’s Wild Nights with Emily alongside Molly Shannon. Jackie starred in and co-wrote Madeleine Olnek’s Sundance feature film “The Foxy Merkins” which was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for. Jackie was Zylar in Olnek’s Sundance hit “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same” which received rave reviews from both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. She has been professionally trained at UCB and Groundlings but she was born with a spot-on sense of timing and a unique look at life that cannot be duplicated. Jackie won Time Out New York Joke of the Year was voted comic to watch by Esquire magazine who said “Jackie has the looks of your friends hot older sister with the jokes of a deranged serial killer. She will kill you and you will be smiling.” Jackie’s dynamic presence both on television and on the stage brings an unapologetic fearlessness mixed with spontaneous combustion to every performance that will make you want to dance in the aisles. According to The Comedy Bible “Jackie wins over the crowd with her contagious energy. Jackie is fearless and patient. She keeps the energy up with every joke and she always delivers. She shines when being herself which is silly, relatable and absolutely disarming. She embraces universal humor that is genuinely entertaining to all audiences.” So do as the Brink says and “…jump at the opportunity to see this unstoppable comedian on the rise.”
JD, originally from Houston Texas, is known as the Texifornian. He combines his Texas up-bringing with his California awakening to give you his take on politics, marriage and what it’s like being a Redneck living in California.
JD produces shows at Westside Comedy Theater and Flappers . He can be seen all across the country and in London.
Valerie Tosi is a comedian, actor, writer, and voiceover artist. Recent credits include guest stars on IFC’s Stan Against Evil, Netflix’s The Joel McHale Show, and the lead in the feature film The Sex Addict. She features for Dana Gould on the road, and has featured at several comedy festivals including Limestone, Laughing Skull, Out of Bounds, All Jane, etc. Valerie also hosts The Mermaid Comedy Hour, the longest running all female show at The Hollywood Improv. An alumni of both The Second City & iO West, her improv background led to several Buzzfeed videos garnering millions of views including a video with Kevin Hart & Ice Cube. You may have heard her voice literally everywhere as the voice of the Google Home Mini campaign.
As a standup comedian Sean was named Funniest College Comedian on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, was featured on Season One of Lafftracks on Tru Tv, Won the Joshua Tree Intl Comedy Festival, and has toured in over 30 states and 5 different countries. His album Sean Grant: First of His Name debuted at number one on Amazons Comedy list and streams everywhere comedy is available. As an actor he has made guest appearances on Maron on IFC and TBS’ Meet the Browns. He was Head Writer on King Bachelors Pad TV and Dead House on Kevin Hart’s LOL Network. He also is the host of the hit improv podcast Coo Coo Town.
Pound for pound, there are not too many other comedians that come with the energy, passion, and intensity that comedian Reggie Jr. has because of his unique brand of physical and voice humor he brings to the stage. Reggie Jr. was born in Kansas City, and at a young age he realized his gift as an entertainer and started pursuing his dream as a standup comedian in high school. In 2012 Reggie began to make his mark on YouTube with the BET comedy cipher spoof gaining over 2 million views working alongside Justin hires Reggie has accumulated over 8 million views on YouTube. Reggie also appeared in Robert Townsend’s Partners in Crime the Next Generation. And in 2015 made an appearance on rush-hour the TV series airing on CBS.