Comedian, Actor & Writer Sonya Vai was born and raised in New York City but is constantly asked “where are you really from?” by drunk men in bars. Sonya’s subversive brand of comedy - challenging not only gender but ethnic and religious stereotypes - has been featured at comedy clubs as well as independent shows across the country. Sonya recently opened for the 'PBS Socal Presents' film screening of the award winning documentary Meet The Patels. In 2016 she was on the 'Comedy's Best Kept Secret' tour, performing in 25 shows over 23 days across 21 cities from Vegas to NY. Sonya has studied with the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, the Stephen Book Acting Studio, and Yale professor Christopher Bayes. She spends her time between NYC and LA.
Dan Altano is a comedian and writer raised in New Jersey, and currently based in New York City. He can be seen live at theatres and comedy clubs across the United States. A classic middle child, Dan spent many years deep in the shadows of his taller and better looking brothers before finding standup comedy. These days, you can find him performing regularly in New York City and around the country. Dan has appeared in the annual New York Comedy Festival and Connecticut Comedy Festival. He is also the host of the popular Instagram Live cooking/comedy show Dinner's Ready Live and is a member of the nationally-touring comedy group, Escape from New York. Dan was recently named one of NYC's Breakout Artists of 2020.
Frank has been a comedian since 2011. Using a mixed style of observational humor and personal experiences, Frank’s likability, wit and strong stage presence have made him a comic you don’t want to miss. You can see him at The Comic Strip Live, Caroline’s, Stand Up NY, Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh, NC, New York Comedy Club and more.
Ron Nobles is a New York City based stand-up comedian. He is originally from a small town south of Buffalo called Gerry, NY. Ron is a regular in the New York City comedy scene. He can be seen at the world famous Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up New York, The Village Lantern, and Caroline’s on Broadway. Ron also performs at colleges and clubs all over the country. He’s a clean-cut every man with a knack for storytelling. He currently resides in New York with is boxer Tony.
With over 20 years of stand-up comedy and television under his belt, Chris Monty continues to delight audiences worldwide. His latest high profile projects include his stand-up comedy special titled “What’s the Worst That Could Happen” (Amazon Prime), Vinyl (HBO), Red Oaks (Amazon Prime), Paul Bart: Mall Cop 2 (Sony Pictures), Kevin Can Wait ( CBS), and Orange is the New Black (Netflix) In his stand-up, Chris Monty channels a refreshing and unique style of the 1960’s cool funnyman mixed with a modern chic. His unique take on current topics and storytelling are reminiscent of the comics that would keep The Rat Pack in stitches for weeks. He spans generations in that older crowds love his his cool, retro style and younger crowds see a cadence that they haven’t seen on stage. It is truly something unique to experience. Chris’s experience as a stand-up lends itself to his wide ranging acting work also. He uses his quick improvisational skills and ability to use physical slapstick and timing to enhance his lead and supporting actor’s roles. . Whether on screen or stage, Chris Monty has the chops to make your creative endeavor something to be remembered for months and years to come.
Raised in Rockland County. Living in Queens. College in Buffalo. Acting training in Chelsea. 10,000 hours of standup all over Manhattan. And married to a girl from Long Island. Josh is a consummate New Yorker. As a father of 2 little kids whom he adore, he get great material and very little sleep. Everybody says they look like his wife, but he never been one to trust popular opinion. He is short and stout, more like a fire hydrant than a tea pot, and his personality is gigantic. People stop him on the street because they think they know him; He have that kind of recognizable face, with a voice (both in perspective and sound) you'll never forget. Josh is ethnically ambiguous, wildly entertaining, a lovable pain-in-the-ass and his mother thinks that his beard makes him look like a terrorist. But he is the best friend, partner and Wingman you're ever gonna meet. Always "On," its how he will be able to deliver top-notch entertainment, with over-the-top energy, for maximum #InYourFaceFunny.
Ryan Brown is a comedian and writer raised in North Carolina, currently based in New York where he resides on the Upper East Side. Ryan disarms audiences with a playful, casual demeanor and wins them over with well-crafted jokes fueled by his child-like curiosity. His humor doesn’t go over your head but will get inside it. He can be seen performing at bars and clubs around the city including Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway and more. Outside of NYC, Ryan tours the east coast as one of the founders of the Escape From New York Comedy Tour and has been featured in numerous festivals including Cape Fear, Laugh Your Asheville Off and Oak City. His stand up clips and sketches have made him a recurring finalist on the comedy streaming app Laugh Exchange and over the course of his career he’s worked with such notable comics as Dave Attell, JB Smoove, TJ Miller, Charlie Murphy & more. Ryan also writes for the advertising agency EP + Co, creating broadcast, digital and social media content for major brands like PUMA, Denny’s, Men’s Wearhouse, Lenovo and more.
Marcus Monroe is an NYC based comedian. He is the winner of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award and his show is a Time Out NY and a 4x New York Times Critics’ Pick. Marcus recently performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival gaining numerous five-star reviews and was chosen as the Evening Standard’s Pick Of The Fringe. Other notable performances include Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, SF Sketchfest, the New York Comedy Festival, and even an appearance on the Late Show. His off-beat delivery and playful crowd work make him one of the most exciting comedians to watch.
Mustafe Mussa is a stand up comic who has performed in comedy clubs across New England and the Tri-State area.