Flappers University Student Showcase Starring: John Diresta OWN SITCOM: DIRESTA UPN, TRASH TO CASH ON FX, MISS CONGENIALITY 1 & 2, HOW TO LOSE A GUY , TONIGHT SHOW December 14th, 2014 at 5:00PM
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John DiResta has been around the block, twice. He was a NYC cop for 12 years. He had his own sitcom called 'DiResta' on the UPN. He has had three cable shows on the air; Trash to Cash was on FX, Hammered was on HGTV and Dirty Money was on Discovery. John was also a cast member of Comedy Central's show American Body Shop.
John can be seen in over a dozen feature films; Miss Congeniality, How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days and 15 Minutes with Bob De Niro, to name a few.
John is a national headliner; working suck clubs as Carolines, Improv and theathers all over the USA.
The students of Flappers University showcase their hilarious comedic skills. WEBSITE | EPK | BOOK
Comedian Lizzie Loch ROBIN AND CHASE, PARTY BETCHEZ, CASTING ROOM, THE LONG SHORT,
Born and raised in Chicago and moved to NYC at a young age to pursue a modeling career. While there she began training with acting coaches Alice Spivak and Anthony Abeson. Lizzie was cast in several indie films before making her way to LA. When she got to the west coast Lizzie began to study with Max Decker and fell in love with improv. That led to conception of her stand up career. Who knew. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Marcus is a working actor who has a penchant for old movies and classic comedy. Having recently graduated from IO west, he wishes to continue his studies in the comic art form through stand up, hopefully getting his act together and taking it on the road. Marcus studied acting with Stella Adler and Tracey Roberts, just to mention a few,He has also taken on the job of acting coach and manager, wishing to give back what has been imparted, hopefully,being of service to others in the long run.A native 3rd generation angeleno Marcus loves Hiking,Swimming and the company of good friends BOOK
Comedian Isadora OBoto THE ICE HOUSE, HA HA CAFE, THE COMEDY STORE, THE COMEDY UNION, WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATRE
Comedian Angelo di Nallo PRODUCER , STORYBOARD ARTIST , ANIMATOR, ASST. TECHNICAL DIRECTOR,
I was expelled from Otis College of Art and Design. I went to successfully pitch a show for Nickelodeon. I was the co-producer and storyboard artist for my show Bradwurst. I then went to become Faye Dunaway's lead story artist for her directorial debut film entitled Master Class. I then went to work for Disney where I learned to paint. I then was an animator and asst. technical director for MTV's DJ & the Fro. I then was an animator for Cartoon Network Adult Swims FREAKNIK. I will be appearing as a Ninja on G4's NINJA WARRIOR this Dec. As of right now I am a painting wizard by day and a comedian by night. I have been performing stand-up in the main stage at the comedy store. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Harry began his life in Idaho where he quickly realized that life was meaningless. But somehow making people laugh feels good. He graduated with a degree in Directing and Acting from Fordham University, and moved to LA to pursue his dream. Godspeed, Harry. Godspeed. BOOK
Comedian Annie Abrams MAJOR CRIMES, WEIRD LONERS, TRUE BLOOD, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, KING OF QUEENS
Annie was born and raised in L.A., where she recently played the role of the "nurse" Miss MacKintosh opposite Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch in The Sunshine Boys at the Ahmanson Theater. TV credits include True Blood, Weird Loners, How I Met Your Mother, and a recent guest-starring role on Major Crimes. She stars as Glib in the hit web series, Flip and Glib…and the Theory of Everything, a role that has earned her a Los Angeles Web Fest nomination for best comedic actress. Additional theater credits include Tickled Pink with Rita Rudner (Laguna Playhouse), Noises Off (La Mirada), and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Reprise!, produced by Jason Alexander.) Annie received her B.A. in Drama from Stanford University, and then, like most theater graduates, got her Ph.D. in Mixology from National Bartenders School. WEBSITE | | BOOK
ProducerJoanie Coyote IMPROVS, COMEDY STORE, LAUGH FACTORY, LAFF STOP-HOUSTON, CAP CITY COMEDY-AUSTIN
Joanie Coyote has performed at some of the top comedy clubs in the country and has featured for comics such as Ron White, Wanda Sykes, George Lopez and Dave Attell. WEBSITE | | BOOK
ProducerKen Pringle INAPPROPRIATE COMEDY, MTV'S YO MOMMA, TLC'S FAKIN' IT, SPIKE TV'S I HATE MY JOB,
A film & television veteran with appearances on MTV, Spike TV, TLC and more, Ken was also a writer and producer on the infamous cult comedy film 'InAppropriate Comedy' with Rob Schneider, Adrien Brody, Michelle Rodriguez, and even Lindsay Lohan, who appeared opposite Ken himself in a memorable scene. Ken is also a writer & producer of some of the most famous infomercials of all time, working with brands including 'ShamWow!', 'Schticky' and more (he even both co-wrote AND appeared in rapper Eminem´s 'EmWow' video!).
In addition, Ken was also the former Personal Appearances agent for Mavrick Artists Agency, representing comedians like Felipe Esparza, Bil Dwyer, Dwayne Perkins, Theo Von and Ari Shaffir, just to name a few; Ken was also the creator of the legendary stand-up comedy website ChuckleMonkey.com, which for over a decade served as THE go-to website for people working in the comedy industry. BOOK