Josh Sharp is a NYC-based comedian who was named a Comedy Central ‘Comic to Watch’ in 2016 and included on Vulture’s 2015 “Comics You Should Know”, and featured in NY Comedy Festival’s “Best of Sketch” in 2013-2015. Along with Aaron Jackson, he recently optioned his lewdy crudey queer musical Fucking Identical Twins to 20th Century Fox and is currently writing the feature adaptation. You can see him in How Shit Works on IFC.com or in the Go90 series Thanksgiving with gay icon Amy Sedaris.
Richie is an actor, writer, and improviser, living in New York City. His television credits include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Adam Ruins Everything, The Mysteries of Laura, Power, and The Tick on Amazon. In 2016, he performed at Just For Laughs in Montreal as part of New Faces of Comedy: Characters. He appears alongside Michael Caine in the Zach Braff directed feature film Going In Style. Read More
Previously, Richie performed at UCBT on the Maude team, Pretty Boys. Richie was also on the mainstage cast at Improv Asylum in Boston from 2006-2010. Simply Unemployable, the group that Richie started with Matt Catanzano, performs live sketch and improv comedy in NYC and around the country. Simply Unemployable is a channel partner with Above Average.
Matt is a writer, actor, and comedian living in New York City. He performed in an NBC/Universal Showcase directed by Mick Napier in LA. He was recently (perfectly) cast as an EDM Bro on Last Week Tonight. He and Richie perform in NYC and all over the country with their group, “Simply Unemployable”. They also write, direct, and act in sketches for their YouTube page, which is a partner channel with Above Average Productions.
Matt directs and writes a sketch show at the People’s Improv Theater in NYC called The T and performs standup in NY and Boston. He spent 2008-2014 as part of the Mainstage Cast at Improv Asylum in Boston’s North End performing sketch and improv comedy 7 nights a week. He was also a teacher, director, and corporate trainer at the theater.
Hadiyah is a New York-based performer. Seen on Comedy Central, BET, Oxygen and the host of Black Ass Podcast avail on iTunes. Her comedy has landed her in the pages of the New York Times, O Magazine, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Ladies of Laughter Comedy Festival. Check out her website www.hrcomedy.com.
Patti Harrison is a Brooklyn-based writer and performer. She will next appear on Comedy Central’s Broad City, and was staff writer and performer for Seriously.TV. You can catch her co-hosting the monthly Brooklyn comedy show “It’s a Guy Thing” as well as performing in the monthly “New American Comedy” show. Check out her Twitter: @party_harderson
Julio is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to NYC from El Salvador to study literature at the New School. In 2013, Julio was a finalist in the NBC Stand-Up for Diversity showcase, then was named one of Comedy Central’s 2014 Comics to Watch. After writing for The Chris Gethard Show and Billy On The Street, Julio went on to guest write for the 41st season of Saturday Night Live and is now full time staff for season 42.
In 2015, Julio was honored as one of the New Faces in Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Julio has developed original content for Broadway Video’s Mas Mejor network, including his series Diego + Valentina.
Julio can also be seen on Louis CK’s Horace & Pete as well as High Maintenance on HBO. Julio recently performed his stand up on Late Night With Seth Meyers and will have his own episode of Comedy Central’s Cc Stand Up Presents @juliothesquare