Courtney Paige Barnett is originally from Dallas, Texas and started stand up in the intimate Austin scene before heading west after college. She has a BS in Radio-TV-Film from University of Texas at Austin and has trained at UCB, Second City Hollywood, The Pack Theater, and Westside Comedy Theater, where she also directs sketch. Her iO sketch team Duke has been on the main stage for over two years and was featured at the San Francisco Sketchfest. Courtney also writes for feminist satire website, Reductress, and is a voiceover artist represented by Solid Talent. Turncoat is her favorite.
Niv Brook is a writer, actor, and filmmaker. He is a graduate of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, He’s been writing and performing sketch comedy since 2013. He was a member of the house team Raffle at iOWest, and now performs monthly at the Pack Theater as part of 100% Stuff, a team he has helped bring to festivals such as Austin Sketch Fest, SF Sketchfest, Sonoma Laugh Fest, and the LA Scripted Comedy Festival. Also featured at the Pack, Niv is a producer on the biographical sketch show Bio-Dome, and is a producer, co-host, and co-creator of the movie screening series Almost Midnight Movies and the collaborative theater experiment Collaborabortion. You can follow him on Twitter @nivbrook if he ever bothers to start using it.
Jeff Davidson is a writer and performer from Sacramento. He moved to L.A. in the late 90s and has a B.A. in film production from California State University, Northridge. He has performed on stage at UCB, The Clubhouse and The Pack. In addition to writing comedy, Jeff has also written comic books, including a graphic novel named best indie comic of the year for 2006 on Ain’t it Cool News, as well as several novels that will likely never see the light of day. He lives in Highland Park with his partner and 27 cats.
Nick Gligor is an actor, writer and comedian originally from Western Pennsylvania.
His first feature film ‘Saturday at the Starlight’, co-written with writing partner Jake Disch, and starring Abigail Breslin, Denise Richards and Michael Madsen is in post-production. The film is produced by Lee Eisenberg (The Office) and the team at Brat. Nick appears in a supporting role. You can see and hear him in many shorts from The Jackal Group’s AOK, Fox ADHD, Funny Or Die, in the online series-es Talents and Jesus House, commercials and more.
At the Pack, Nick portrays host/timelord Dr. Timefuck in Speedface, the insane variety show that gives every act 100 seconds each to entertain the audience. He is also a performer/writer on veteran house sketch team Haymaker. Additionally, you can catch him as a cast member in the award-winning heavy metal musical “The People vs Hell Kross”, previously featured in the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival and currently running at Three Clubs.
In the past, Nick was a member of iO West sketch team Jet Jaguar and a member of OG Miles Stroth Workshop sketch group Dumbshit Mountain. Nick has performed at UCB, Nerdist, Comedy Central Stage, The Hollywood Improv and The Second City Hollywood, as well as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. He was also part of sketch trio Local Business, the group behind the viral Kanye West Christmas parody album “Kreezus”.
Nick resides in the Valley (by choice) and watches a lot of pro wrestling.
Commercial Rep: Samantha Daniels, Mavrick Artists Agency (323.931.5555)
Literary Rep & Management: Linne Radmin, The Radmin Company (310.274.9515)
Elizabeth Hayhurst is a SoCal native and graduate of both UCBs: UC Berkeley and Upright Citizens Brigade. This is only occasionally confusing. Elizabeth’s voiceover work includes campaigns for Netflix and NatGeo, as well as cartoons for AOK (over 430,000 subscribers.) She has been a regular personality and host on the popular Twitch.tv channel Geek & Sundry (over 37 million views) and currently hosts, writes and performs on the Twitch.tv channel HyperRPG (over 15 million views.)
Performance highlights include the title role in Patty: The Revival (LA Weekly nominated for best musical, original music and musical ensemble), soprano section leader for the bay area premiere of Steve Reich’s “Desert Music,” actress/co-writer in Kate Bergstrom’s “WHOLED” as part of REDCAT’s (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater) Studio series, and as a selected performer for various comedy venues and festivals (SF SketchFest, Austin Sketch Fest, Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Fest, ect) with sketch group 100% STUFF.
As a vocalist, Elizabeth has sung on soundtracks for films including The Nightmare, Ice Age 5, and Lucha Mexico. She’s also provided backing vocals for the rap/noise group Clipping’s debut album (featuring Daveed Diggs of Hamilton fame) with Sub Pop Records.
At the Pack, Elizabeth performs every 3rd Wednesday of the month with house sketch team Haymaker. She also co-produces, writes and performs in the the auto-biographical sketch show Bio-Dome with Sam Brown (Whitest Kids U Know,) Gritty Reboot, Chopping Block, and the controversial panel/comedy show – The Line.
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Dominique Johnson is a writer, improviser, standup, actor, and bon vivant. You can see him Every third Wednesday performing with his sketch team Haymaker and probably a bunch of other stuff any given week! He wrote and starred in the web series Mustache Murder, hit short play Whatshername. He does voices for AOK videos, You can see him with much more famous people in ABC Digital series Boondoggle and the Reggie Watts episode of IMDb.com’s series Unmade. The mustache is real…and it’s spectacular!
The songs of olde claim that the monster Jesse Klein grew up in Portland Oregon idolizing the likes of the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, Burns and Allen, and Monty Python which forced him into a love affair with the theater and the art of comedy. Jesse graduated from The Portland Actors Conservatory and since moving to Los Angeles has graduated from Upright Citizens Brigade sketch/improv program, the Second City Hollywood Conservatory/director program and The Pack sketch program. You can see Jesse at the Pack every 3rd Wednesday where he is a writer/performer with his team Haymaker. Jesse is a regular contributor and host at afterbuzz TV.
Mike is a Michigan native whose handwritten artwork you may have already seen online. He has voiced cartoons for AOK and directed dozens of sketch comedy shorts at the PACK including the viral hit “CELL BLOCK MANSPLAINGO” with over 2.6 million views on Facebook as well as ‘I Showed My Girlfriend The Doctor Strange Trailer’. He performs the third Wednesday of the month at The Pack Theater with his sketch team, Haymaker.
You can follow him on twitter and instagram @mikematola
For inquiries email: [email protected]
Katie is from Washington, DC. Heard of it? You may have seen her on TV as Karyn the delivery lady on Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn on Nickelodeon or Kathy the bartender on LOOSELY EXACTLY NICOLE*. She has written and voiced cartoons for AOK and has been a consultant on shows for MTV and Defy Media. She has also self produced music videos such as “Pumpkin T*ts”. Look it up. It’s good. She performs the third Wednesday of the month at The Pack Theater with her sketch team, Haymaker. For ice cream recs, follow her @eatitkatie.
WEST COAST REPS
MANAGER: Advanced Management
Gary Ousdahl: 424-333-1500
THEATRICAL: Metropolitan Talent Agency
Lauren Gibson: 323-857-4591
COMMERCIAL: Robertson Taylor Agency
Matt Taylor: 707-529-7060
EAST COAST REPS
THEATRICAL: BYSB Talent Agency
Tay Smith: [email protected]
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