Adam Hamway: Adam Hamway is an Andy Kaufman Award finalist who loves making people laugh! With over 30 impressions and 20 original characters under his belt, he uses these weapons of mass laughter to draw a chuckle out of his audience regularly.
Most notably Adam Hamway auditioned for SNL at studio 8h in 2009 after being noticed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon doing impressions of Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Hank Hill from King of the Hill and Bill Cosby! Adam was also the national voice of Wendy’s during the launch of their “You know when it’s real” campaign from 2009 to 2010. You may have also heard Adam in commercials for MTV, SiriusXM, T-Mobile, Dunkin’ Donuts, Buffalo Wild Wings and others.
Adam Hamway is represented by Don Buchwald & Associates in their commercial department. He is also the Assistant Program Director for SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel in NYC. For The Catholic Channel he produces funny comedy bits and commercials, making people laugh across the country. Adam is the founder of WeMakeTheFunny.com. If you want a good laugh from a dedicated-funny-impressionist-stage guy-comedian-producer-actor-voice over artist-man, then check out what Mr. Adam Hamway has to offer. www.AdamHamway.com
Rob Asaro: A graduate of Emerson College, he’s played at clubs and theaters such as the People’s Improv Theater, Caroline’s, Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and Under St. Mark’s. He’s studied extensively with the UCB Theater, The Second City & the Groundlings in Los Angeles, as well as Strasberg Studios, HB Studios, Actors Alliance and the Magnet Theater, among others.
He is a good hearted ruffian from the wrong side of the tracks. Men want to be him, ladies think they can change him.
His stage work has been officially selected for festivals in Montreal, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and of course, New York. Sketches have been broadcast on MTV and heard on SiriusXM Radio.
Rob is the founder of the nationally recognized comedy troupe Chocolate Cake City in Boston and New York where he served as a performer, director and head writer.
Rob is also an equestrian enthusiast and raises ponies in upstate New York at the Daisy Hill Dude Ranch, where he goes by the moniker “Duke.” He released the documentary “Son of Secretariat” last year, of which Roger Roper wrote: “I saw this film.”
His series “Serious Business” (SeriousBusinessComedy.com) has seen such unusual pairings as Rob’s character “Jon Corallo” with actor Jim Belushi.
He wrote this bio in the third person because it makes you think that he’s important enough that someone else wrote this about him, but he isn’t, and they didn’t. www.RobAsaroShow.com.
Paul Valenti: (The Chris and Paul Show) is a seasoned writer and improviser having directed short plays, sketch and improv troupes (at The People’s Improv Theater and The Tank, NYC.) He has performed across the u.s. and in the u.k. He is the Creator of the monthly hit show in nyc, “Sketch Block”. He is now teaching “Where is the Where?” at Empire Comedy Works, where he is also Creative Director. Paul is an alumni of The Second City – New York. He and Chris tied for Best Actor at the NYTV Festival and were celebrated as Best Newcomers at The Montreal Sketch Fest and nominees at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. www.ChrisandPaulShow.com
Jenn Dodd: She is a quirky, character comedian who loves to poke fun at mankind’s collective social awkwardness. A character connoisseur, with over 50 original characters and impressions under her belt, Jenn’s grasp of human behavior and ability to portray it honestly is vast. Ranging from a sweet, Southern mom to a chauvinist, British rocker to an awkward, emo teenager, Jenn’s work is both diverse and dexterous. Jenn is an Andy Kaufman Award finalist and the winner of “Best in Studio Theatre” for Water Tower Theatre’s “Out of the Loop Fringe Festival”. You can watch Jenn on “Friends of the People” on TruTV. www.JennDodd.org
Tim Girrbach: Tim is an actor, writer, and one half of music comedy duo Squirm and Germ (Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, ANT Fest, UCBeast, The PIT, Joe’s Pub, The Apollo, Knitting Factory BK, Charleston Comedy Festival). With Squirm and Germ, Tim has been nominated for INNY and ECNY Comedy Awards and their music videos have been featured on CollegeHumor.com, The UK’s NME Music Magazine, Humor Blogs: FunnyNotSlutty, Strollerderby, The Apiary, and a Neti Pot manufacturer’s website. His character concert Birthday Sax debuted at The Peoples Improv Theater, was developed at Ars Nova, and recently sold out at Joe’s Pub. Tim has appeared in commercials for Time Warner, UPS, Wendy’s, Tide, The National Drug Campaign, and Guinness. Theatrical credits include Doppio, Word Word Word (Ars Nova), Oliver (Papermill Playhouse) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Broadway). www.TimGirrbach.com
Randy Gardner: He is a “handsome,” “young,” comic living and working in New York City. After graduating from Fordham University with a degree in Journalism, Randy wrote, voiced, and produced comedy bits for radio stations nationwide via The Daily Comedy Network syndicated comedy service. He’s been heard on Sirius/XM, ESPNRadio, WABC, and more. In 2007, Randy began studying improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. He performs his standup throughout NYC and at clubs around the country. Randy‘s leant his voice to national commercials, cartoons and video games, such as Saints Row: The Third, which he also wrote for. He’s written for Burt Reynolds, voiced a Japanimated gorilla king on YuGiOh 5D’s, and written numerous TV pilots–none of which have ever graced your home television screen! He’s a Scorpio and loves sitting down.
Marcus Monroe: When Marcus Monroe takes the stage you can’t help but take notice. Dubbed “the rock star of jugglers” by the New York Press, Marcus combines innovative juggling with a high-energy original take. This makes him one of the most sought after variety performers. Not only is he is giving comedy-juggling a much needed extreme makeover, but Marcus is taking a strong lead in the new generation of variety performers.
Marcus is the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award, awarded once a year to a performer who exhibits an original and creative performance with the spirit and execution of Kaufman.
Marcus has performed at dozens of colleges, universities and performing arts centers. In addition, Marcus has performed at some of the largest music festivals including Bonnaroo, Summerfest and Outside Lands. In the summer of 2012 Marcus was a featured performer at SF Sketchfest and performed onstage with special guest Neil Patrick Harris. Marcus is a favorite at the Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, alternative comedy shows such as Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen and a frequent performer at Monday Night Magic in New York City. Lucie Arnaz produced five critically acclaimed sold out performances of MARCUS MONROE: WHAT WHAT in New York City. Marcus’s DVD The Complete Second Season was given a 5/5 star rating from Dubé Juggling. His name and image appeared all over the U.S. on billboards, print ads and viral internet campaigns as the feature of Eastport Backpack’s “Back to School” campaign. Apple’s MacBook Pro and iPad campaigns also featured Marcus. Marcus is also a favorite with corporate events working with companies ranging from Harley-Davidson to Threadless. Most recently Marcus starred in the cast of the hit Off-Broadway show La Soirée.
Internationally, Marcus brought his one-man show to the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. In 2010 Marcus performed an astounding 150 shows in China at the Venetian in Macau. Marcus has also become one of the most requested headlining acts on Princess, Disney, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Marcus’s screen debut came over a decade ago under Academy Award-winning director James Marsh (Man on Wire) who cast Marcus as co-star of Wisconsin Death Trip with Sir Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings). Since then, Marcus has appeared on dozens of national TV shows and has already been seen by millions, including a performance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Other TV appearances include: MTV’s TRL, ABC Family’s Switched!, the host of Discovery Kid’s Mad Science, The History Chanel’s Pawn Stars, MTVu’s Dean List and CBS’s Secret Talents of the Stars. Marcus also appeared as the juggling consultant in the Zach Galifianakis movie It’s Kind of a Funny Story. Marcus has a strong social media presence on Twitter @marcusmonroe. His website is: www.MarcusMonroe.com