Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” D’Elia can next be seen starring as Danny on NBC’s new comedy Undateable. He previously starred opposite Whitney Cummings on NBC’s multi-camera comedy Whitney.
D’Elia quickly became a regular at the Hollywood Comedy Clubs where he performs multiple times a week. Best known for his physical humor, he is now crisscrossing the country performing his stand-up act and will release a one hour stand-up special for Comedy Central in the fall. He has also appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, as well as on Comedy Central Presents.
D’Elia’s other credits include Comedy Central’s Workaholics, TBS’ Glory Daze and Showtime’s Live Nude Comedy.
He currently resides in Los Angeles.
Theo Von is the host of TBS’s new hidden camera show “Deal With It” from Howie Mandel. He also currently hosts Yahoo!’s popular daily recap show “Primetime in No Time” - one of the most-watched shows on the web. Theo had the highest rated half hour special on Comedy Central last year. He is a contributing writer for Laughspin.com and the genius behind CrankTexts.com, a website where he texts random numbers and gets into conversations with total strangers. CrankTexts was a weekly featured column on CollegeHumor.com. and has had 10 million page views and averages 18 clicks per visit.
Theo has garnered numerous accolades for his many appearances on TV. He was voted “Fan Favorite” as a semi-finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” was the winner of Comedy Central’s “Reality Bites Back,” and has hosted The Comedy Sideshow podcast – consistently one of the 10 most downloaded video podcasts on iTunes. He was also featured on G4’s “The Top 100 Video Games of All Time” and Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” In addition to headlining clubs across the country, Theo has performed internationally at The South African Comedy Festival and for the troops at Guantanamo Bay. He has also appeared at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the Chicago Just For Laughs Festival and Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival.
If the adage is true — that tragedy plus time equals comedy — then Ryan Sickler has paid his dues on the left side of the equation. Born in Baltimore, Ryan lost his father when he was 16. After that, he bounced from one relative to another. And while his early years might have seemed rocky, that tumultuous childhood gave him both fodder for material and armor against the relentless onslaught that is life as a standup comic.
His television appearances include The Pete Holmes Show, Comedy Central’s Tosh.O, Live At Gotham, Cutman and The Late Late Show.
Beyond standup, Ryan Sickler is an engaging storyteller. You can catch him every Tuesday (Toozdee) on his podcast, The CrabFeast. Inspired by his hometown, the show celebrates the things Ryan loves most — storytelling, family, friends and laughter.
SHANG, a transplanted New Yorker whose carefully nurtured evolution from stand-up comedy to socio-political satire gives heavy flight to the spoken and outspoken word. The 2009 Famecast Comedy Winner, has been seen on CBS’S THE LATE LATE SHOW, BET's COMIC VIEW , HBO 's DEF JAM, STARZ 1st AMENDMENT, Si TV, COMIC’S UNLEASHED, NBC’S “HEROES”, CBS’S “CSI” QUE’ LOCOS, & COMEDY CENTRAL, and will be seen in his own up coming 1 HOUR SHOW TIME SPECIAL late 2010. With over a Million fans signed up thru his website and sell out shows all across the country, SHANg is one of the comedians to watch for.
“Provocative, Edgy, Political and Extremely Funny”-LA TIMES
“This guy kills, leaving the audience rolling!”-DVD VERDICT
"Funny, Raw very insightful"-PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY
"Extremely Funny & socially relevant " -NY TREND
Giulio Gallarotti is quickly becoming one of New York Citys fastest rising stand-up comedians. Gallarotti recently won Backstages Young Guns of Comedy competition at the Stand-Up 360 Comedy Festival. He has made appearances on MTV and multiple commercial campaigns including Sony, Axe and the Food network. Giulio has been featured on Comedy Time TV, Kill it in a Minute, Live-Laughs.com presents the 99 Cent Store and Rooftop Comedy. Currently Giulio resides in New York City.
Despite standing only fifty eight inches high, Sharon Houston is nothing if not large and in charge. This diminutive firecracker has an acerbic edge and a biting wit that makes her one of the hottest female comics working today.
Sharon Houston has worked comedy clubs all over the nation and commanded audiences from Manhattan to Los Angeles. Her club work has brought her rave reviews at The Improv, The Comedy and Magic Club and The Comedy Store in LA. Sharon Houston has delighted mainstream audiences while appearing on most major networks. She has also appeared on shows like Comedy Central's "Premium Blend," "USO Tour," and E!'s "Chelsea Lately" and "Wildest Cop Show Moments."
Sharon’s talents are certainly not limited to traditional stand up. Her comedic acting has been seen on Comedy Central’s hidden camera show, “Con”, starred on season 8 of MTV’s “Punk’d”, and shot hidden camera pilots for VH1 (“Payback”, with Eva Longoria as Executive Producer), “Bitchslapped” (created and directed by Billy Rainey, director of “Punk’d”), "The ParentTrappers" for Evolution and "Bloopers and Practical Jokes" for New Wave Entertainment. Sharon has also lent her voice to such projects as MTV's "Daria," Disney's "An Elephant's Tale" and the Comedy Central Pilot "Urbania."
She just shot an episode of talking head show E!’s “Wildest Cop Show Moments”, SoapNET’s talking head series “Relative Madness”, GSN’s talking head series “Greatest Game Show Moments." She just appeared as a news anchor alongside Jay Johnston, Dave Anthony, and Nick Swardson on Nick's Comedy Central sketch show, "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time." She also produces and hosts a podcast called "Daytime Justice" where she lifts the curtain on the backstage antics on Daytime Court TV shows.
A graduate of the San Diego State University Dramatic Arts Department and with training from the American Conservatory Theatre and The Groundlings, Ms. Soltanovich is extensively trained in every aspect of writing as well. "I loved living in the dorms at college because my father never let me have slumber parties as a kid. He said sleeping on the floor and eating from cardboard boxes was the reason we left Russia."
Recently, Kira optioned a 1/2-hour hybrid comedy with New Line Television starring Scott Baio. Based on her writing and acting, she was selected to be a part of the ABC Comedy Development Showcase where she was named "Hottest new writer". She has shot several pilots this year, including a Pilot Presentation for Comedy Central. You might also hear Kira as the voice of "Carla", a teenage know-it-all, on the animated series, Iggy Cool.
Kira has been a winner, finalist and semi-finalist in a myriad of comedy competitions and festivals, including Comedy Central's Laugh Riots, California’s Funniest Female, Seattle International Comedy Festival, and the Boston Comedy Festival.