Kyle Dunnigan is a standup comedian and actor, best known for his role as Craig aka The Truckee River Killer in the hit Comedy Central series Reno 911! As a standup, he has had his own half hour special on Comedy Central and he has been featured on several shows including NBC’s Late Night With Conan O’Brien, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and CBS’s The Late Late Show. He was also a regular correspondent on The Jay Leno Show. Kyle was a series regular on NBC’s Howie Do It as well as FOX’s Cedric The Entertainer Presents. He also has a significant online presence which includes his viral video Craig Vs Wild that boasts over two million hits on multiple platforms. He is an alumni of the Groundlings Sunday Company and holds a BFA in theatre from the University of Connecticut. If you don’t enjoy Kyle live, there might be something wrong with you. No, seriously, you should get that checked out.
Cristela Alonzo is the cocreator, coexecutive producer and star of the ABC sitcom, “Cristela,” an achievement which caps a whirlwind year. Cristela rose to fame in the world of standup and has since topped multiple comedy power player lists including "Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch," "Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014" by LA Weekly, Cosmo Latina's "8 Women You Should be Following on Twitter," Time Out's "Comics to Watch," Cosmo's "13 Female Comedians to Watch For in 2014," and "One of the 50 Comedians You Should and WILL Know" by Vulture.com.
Cristela recently made a deal with Comedy Central to release her debut CD, “Some of the Hits,” this fall. "The Half Hour," her first half hour special in Boston, premiered in June 2013 on Comedy Central to rave reviews. Cristela has also made appearances on “The View,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” "Conan,” Gabriel Iglesias' "Stand Up Revolution," Showtime's "Legally Brown," "Last Comic Standing" and "Live at Gotham." In addition, she performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal.
One of the most popular standup comedians in the college market, she showcased at the NACA (National Association of Campus Activities) national convention in Charlotte, NC, and was the most requested act of the convention. In the past three years, she has performed for almost 300 colleges.
Originally from San Juan, Texas—Cristela is based in Los Angeles, and when not on the road, can be found performing at various area clubs, including her home club The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.
“CRISTELA” on ABC: http://abc.go.com/shows/cristela
For more information, go to www.cristelaalonzo.com
Join us as dance and comedy join forces at the Hollywood Improv to raise money for Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief efforts in the Philippines! This unique variety show is bringing together some of the best in comedy and a diverse lineup of musicians and dancers showcasing islands throughout the Pacific, including Hawai'i, Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand, and many more. Proceeds benefit Direct Relief International, and will be earmarked for the Philippines.
Tickets are $10, $15, or $20, whichever you can afford, and larger, tax-deductible donations for Direct Relief International will also be accepted at the show.