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Nate Nagvajara

Nate Nagvajara

Nate Nagvajara is a Los Angeles-based comedian and actor. He started doing stand-up while going to school at Case Western Reserve University where he studied Ancient Greek & Roman Civilization. Nate decided to pursue comedy after he realized he was going to have a tough time making money with a degree that focused on Centaurs and Medusa. He now performs shows throughout the country and has opened for comedy stars like Jimmy O. Yang, JR de Guzman, amongst many others. He has over 2 million likes on TikTok and has performed at Fuse Fest (Dayton), Good Karma Fest (NYC, Virtual), The US Comedy Contest (LA, Virtual), The Laugh Factory (LA), The Hollywood Improv (LA), and The Comic Strip Live (NYC). His short film, “Mojo Man”, which he wrote, acted in, and produced will be released soon.

Brandi Roberts

Brandi Roberts

Brandi Roberts is a stand-up comedian, producer, and writer from Raleigh, NC. Brandi acknowledges her sense of humor was birthed early in her youth. Brandi did not officially pursue performing arts until 2015. In just 8 years she has grown exponentially. Brandi was a selected performer for festivals such as: The North Carolina Comedy Festival, Sixth City Comedy Festival & The Black Girls Giggle Festival, amongst others. Brandi is a local favorite at Goodnight's Comedy Club (Raleigh, NC). She was also featured on the “Black Power Rangers” comedy tour in 2022 and 2023.

Luke Severeid

Luke Severeid

LUKE SEVEREID is a hill hiking, metal music loving stand-up comedian based out of Seattle Washington. A PNW native with over a decade of experience yelling jokes all across the U.S. and Canada. Luke’s comedic style has been described as aggressively absurd, insightfully idiotic and most accurately, unmedicated ADHD in action.

You might have seen him at the Big Sky Comedy Festival, or as a semi-finalist in both the San Francisco & Seattle International Comedy Competition.

You’ve likely seen viral clips of his stand-up which have gotten millions of views online, he’s guaranteed to make you get your giggle on.

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Bryce Aaron

Bryce Aaron

Bryce Aaron is a comic that originally hails from Lancaster, PA. A self-described adventurous soul that draws from his life and military experiences to point out the absurdities of modern life, he has featured at Arcade Comedy Theater, Bottlerocket Social Hall, and more. Although only 25, his quick wit and biting sarcasm will leave audiences in stitches.

Kimberly Bennett

Kimberly Bennett

​Kimberly is proud to have grown up in Pittsburgh and is excited to be a part of the city’s comedy community. She is a lawyer, who proudly doesn’t own a suit (and has never seen Suits). Her therapist is proud of her for using comedy to process her feelings. She has performed at venues including Bottlerocket Social Hall, Arcade Comedy Theater, Hard Rock Cafe, and at various surprise venues with Don’t Tell Comedy. She recently opened for Comedy Central’s Joe DeRosa.

Deric Brown

Deric Brown

Deric Brown is a comedian hailing from Washington, DC. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, is known for his abstract observational humor, and performs regularly at Arcade Theater, Pittsburgh Improv, and Steel City Improv. He has played such festivals as Burning Bridge and Steel City Festival and has opened up for Ron Funches and TJ Miller.

Jackson Campbell

Jackson Campbell

Jackson Campbell is a student at the University of Pittsburgh studying Psychology and Philosophy. Jackson has loved comedy since childhood but has only recently found a passion for pursuing it. New to the game and eager to get going, Jackson can’t wait to get the ball rolling with SCAF.

Rebecca Canterbury

Rebecca Canterbury

A lifelong resident of Planet Earth, Rebecca Canterbury is a Pittsburgh-based comedian who has performed at venues like Arcade Comedy, Thunderbird Music Hall, Unplanned Comedy Warehouse, and the Improv. When she’s not telling jokes, Rebecca enjoys peanut butter pretzels and repeatedly telling people that she hasn’t read The Canterbury Tales, though she did once date a guy named Chauceer. In retrospect, she would have preferred the book.

Anne Casper

Anne Casper

Anne Casper is a Pittsburgh-based comedian performing at different dive bars and venues throughout Pennsylvania. Her comedy has been described as dry, personal, and a little weird. Offstage, Anne works as a documentary filmmaker and spends her time doomscrolling YouTube with her cat Muffin.

 

Chrissy Costa

Chrissy Costa

Chrissy Costa is a comedian, writer, and humor columnist known for her dry wit, self-deprecating humor, and big earrings. Before doing stand-up, she studied sketch comedy at Chicago’s famed Second City where she wrote alongside SNL’s Vanessa Bayer. She’s performed, featured, and headlined all over Pittsburgh. She also produces an all-female comedy show called the Broad Squad in an attempt to highlight more female voices in comedy.

Mike DiGuglielmo

Mike DiGuglielmo

A founding member of Loose Cannon Comedy, Mike DiGuglielmo dabbles in stand-up, podcasting, and other dumb web content. Making good on a New Year’s resolution, Mike has been performing stand-up in and around Pittsburgh since 2014. On top of producing and hosting the long-running “Obey House Comedy Hour (and a Half)” stand-up show at the Obey House Tavern, Mike has performed at various non-dive-bar venues, including Arcade Comedy Theater and the Pittsburgh Improv. It’s okay if you mispronounce his last name. Most people do.

Abigail Elias

Abigail Elias

Abigail Elias (She/They) is a stand-up comedian from Pittsburgh. Their stream of conscious comedic wit highlights their deranged and irreverent approach to modern dating, family dynamics—and, most notably, her healthcare career. The hospital very rarely lets Abigail out of her enclosure, but when they aren’t on stage or drawing blood, you can find them playing guitar, hyper-focusing on Stardew Valley, or napping with her cat, Zero. Every hot girl in their 20s has a codependent relationship with their cat, and Abigail is no exception. 

Brittany Alexis Felder

Brittany Alexis Felder

Brittany Alexis is an up-and-coming comic in the Pittsburgh comedy scene. She has performed on stages across the city including Burning Bridges Comedy Club, the Improv, Arcade Comedy Theater, and the Byham Theater and has opened for the likes of Franqi French. She began her comedy journey to become a better public speaker but fell in love with the craft. She is currently teaching a comedy class at Arcade Comedy Theater and is really excited to be a part of the new opportunities presented at the Steel City Arts Foundation.

Jesse Feng

Jesse Feng

Hailing from the small town of Rancho Cucamonga, California, Jesse is an actor and comedian currently based in Pittsburgh. Ranging from Chekhov to indie feature films about werewolves, he has been involved with acting in both film and theatre since his days in college. He is bringing his love for performing into the art of stand-up comedy and is excited to continue to grow as an artist at Steel City AF.

Jeff Fieldhouse

Jeff Fieldhouse

Jeff Fieldhouse is a Pittsburgh-based comedian who first started in high school & has been in love ever since! He also attended film school in Orlando Florida and is certified in pre/post-production. His podcast is called “The Babyface Assassin,” and he hosts an “All Art” show where they showcase comedy, music, and live art.

Stacey Fleurime

Stacey Fleurime

Stacey Fleurime is a Pittsburgh-based comedian, actor, and writer. She has performed at different theaters, clubs, and festivals throughout Pennsylvania and other parts of the country. When not out making crowds laugh, she’s at home writing fictional stories she hopes will creep them out.

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Kate Condé Hamilton

Kate Condé Hamilton

A California girl in Pittsburgh, Kate Condé Hamilton is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter bursting onto the comedy scene. She’s an energetic storyteller and trenchant observer of modern life. She loves to be on stage and can’t wait to grow as an artist at Steel City AF.

Tyler Ray Kendrick

Tyler Ray Kendrick

What can be said about Tyler Ray Kendrick that hasn’t already been said about the Arby’s on McKnight Road? The last several years he has performed in all the major comedy markets in the US: New York City, Los Angeles, and Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. Mr. Tall, dark, and grandson himself. He’s a lover and a fighter. A lover of pho and a fighter for human rights. Just a real Gen X’er trapped in a millennial’s body. He was voted Best Comedian in 2022 & 2023 by Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best of the Burgh’.

Andrew Lafferty

Andrew Lafferty

Andrew Lafferty is a 20-year-old comic trying to be funny enough for his parents to let him drop out of college. He has performed in venues ranging from the Wheel of Fortune stage and Comic Strip Live, to a tent on the side of the highway outside of Detroit. In 2022, Andrew has performed at festivals and clubs all across the country. His comedy videos have also garnered over 10 million views on TikTok. But no matter how much the crowd likes him, it will never be enough to make his dad proud. 

Matty Malloy

Matty Malloy

Matty Malloy is a Pittsburgh-based comedian and producer. From little church boy to adult homo, he aims to push the gay agenda through comedy. Matty has appeared at the Pittsburgh Improv, Arcade Comedy Theater, Thunderbird Music Hall, and Bottlerocket Social Hall, as well as Broadway Comedy Club (NYC). He hosts a weekly open mic and monthly showcase at Bigham Tavern and can be seen regularly on The Burgh Bus riding around Pittsburgh.

Shaun McCarthy

Shaun McCarthy

A Pittsburgh native, Shaun has been active in regional theatre and has dabbled in independent films for 20+ years. She started doing standup in 2018 after taking a class at Arcade Comedy Theatre when a friend dared her. And as comedy had always been her drug of choice, she hopelessly and unapologetically fell in immediate love. Shaun is also a nonfiction creative writer, including but not limited to being an essayist, humorist, poet, academic, and cultural critique writer. She graduated from Point Park with a Bachelor’s degree in English, and her written pieces were featured in Point Park University’s literary journal, “A Point of Change.” She has taught acting classes for years and most recently taught an acting and comedy class at Chatham University’s Fine Arts Camp. She is currently an Assistant Kindergarten teacher for a local school district.

Chris Nakis

Chris Nakis

Chris Nakis is an engineer turned comedian who can almost solve almost any problem, almost. Chris has performed in festivals across the country from the Boston Comedy Festival to the Pacific Crest Comedy Fest to the Cleveland Comedy Festival. In 2021, Chris released his first mini-special which was swimming-themed, shot in his backyard, socially-distanced, and titled: Swimmingly.

Asher O'Briant

Asher O'Briant

Asher O’Briant is a loud and proud advocate for inclusive comedy. His award-winning writing and stand-up have been heard from NYC to Anchorage, Alaska! Asher’s honored to open up shows for talented stars such as Sam Jay, Robbie Hoffman, and Billy Porter. Along with a rigorous performance schedule, Asher serves on the PGH Greater Arts Council to make the Burgh’s art scene more accessible for creatives with disabilities, and he teaches stand-up and sketch comedy writing at the downtown Arcade Comedy Theater. With a stacked resume of previous projects to boot, Asher’s become one of the most sought-after comedians guaranteed to make yinzers laugh.

Andreas O'Rourke

Andreas O'Rourke

Andreas O’Rourke is a stand-up comedian based in Pittsburgh. He’s been performing stand-up comedy for five years and has loved every second of it. Andreas has performed everywhere from street corners to comedy clubs. His comedy is a mix of observational humor and real-life experiences. He strives to both entertain the crowd and make them laugh. Book him today!

Eben Parker

Eben Parker

Eben Parker is a Pittsburgh-based comedian and filmmaker. His humor ranges from dark to silly and focuses on family, pop culture, and the vagueness of language. All he wants is to give you a reason to smile, so go to his website and give me–I mean him a chance to make you chuckle.

Teresa Roberts Logan

Teresa Roberts Logan

Teresa Roberts Logan (aka The Laughing Redhead) is an award-winning standup comic and cartoonist who has appeared on HBO, The Comedy Channel, A&E, and recently at Laugh Riot Grrrl Comedy Festival in LA. She has toured clubs across the U.S. and opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Maria Bamford, and other famous people! As a cartoonist, she makes regular appearances at comics fests such as SPX, TCAF, and New York ComicCon.

Mark Shimkets

Mark Shimkets

Mark Shimkets is a young comic who grew up in the Rust Belt of Pennsylvania. Growing up in the same house as his father he is the second member of his family to realize there are other cities and has traveled to see as much of the world as he can. Turns out, he should have stayed home. Mark now Co-Hosts the Lewis and Mark Podcast alongside the very funny Chuck Lewis.

Mark has had the opportunity to perform on stages across the country. He has been spending his recent time working around the greater western Pennsylvania area and opening for Steve Hofstetter. These stages include the Wilbur in Boston, Improvs, Heliums, Funny Bones, Rock Venues, and Theaters across the country.

Rob Stalkie

Rob Stalkie

Rob, originally from Canada, began his comedy career in the Yukon. Since then, he’s lived and performed in Australia, Taiwan (not a part of China), NYC, and now Murrysville, PA. He loves family and friends, Arsenal, Sloan, and golf.

Paul Stamegna (Paulie Stags)

Paul Stamegna (Paulie Stags)

Specializing in comedy, music, improv, voiceover, and audio/video editing, Paulie Stags is a modern day bard from Philadelphia. His stand-up leans into subjects like science, philosophy, and ancient history. With an unassuming irreverence and abundant use of misdirection, he follows false logic to unexpected and hilarious conclusions. Paulie is also a music, theatre, and improv instructor in Cranberry, PA. He has classical and jazz training in voice and percussion. He plays steelpan and can fake it ok on the piano.

Zivan Vasquez

Zivan Vasquez

Zivan is an up-and-coming comedian who loves comics (both kinds). With non-sequiturs on X-Men, calculated take-downs of hate groups, and honest bits about growing up mixed, Mr. Vasquez tries to hit as many topics as his breath will allow. Catch him hosting at Mario’s Oakland Saloon, or just working the comic book store down the street from his house.

Georgia Warder

Georgia Warder

After moonlighting as a straight person for 18 years in her home state of West Virginia, Georgia Warder crawled out of the closet, snuck across the Mason-Dixon Line, and found her comedic voice in Pittsburgh, PA. Her love for stand-up comedy began when she realized there was an art form built around oversharing to strangers. Her friends, family, and Uber drivers are beyond grateful she found this creative outlet.

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Ahmed Bharoocha

Ahmed Bharoocha

Conan, Colbert, and Comedy Central veteran Ahmed Bharoocha is half Irish Catholic, half Pakistani-Indian-Burmese-Muslim, and wholly a master of punctuating striking social commentary with high-energy theatrics. You may have seen him on Adult Swim’s absurd comedy Dream Corp LLC as the drug-addled scatterbrained Nurse Ahmed. Or perhaps you recognized him as one third of the viral sketch group Dead Kevin as seen on Comedy Central or Funny or Die.

Matthew Broussard

Matthew Broussard

Matthew Broussard is a comedian, sculptor, and disgraced financial analyst that has been seen on the Tonight Show and Comedy Central.

Kevin Bozeman

Kevin Bozeman

It was 1999, six years after finishing his collegiate basketball career at Division III Whitewater College and bouncing around jobs that Kevin found himself in the real world with no real job skills and a strong desire to work an hour a day. What to do? Inspired by nights on the couch watching Def Comedy Jam and challenged by his roommate, Kevin decided to head over to nearby Madison, WI and try the “Open-Mic Night.” “I always was the guy who could make people laugh, and let’s be honest, I had nothing better going on”.
Fast forward to present day, Kevin is still going on stage, and he has found the job that fits his requirements. “For an hour a night, I’m wildly successful.” With a smooth and clever style, a great smile, and a contagious, laugh Kevin has been entertaining in clubs and colleges across the country. In 2000, he was the winner of the Midwest region of the HBO “Comedy Competition” and flew to Los Angeles to compete as a finalist. He performed on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” in 2003 and finished 2nd in the Boston Comedy Competition in 2005. He was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2015. Kevin has appeared on Comedy Central, NBC, CBS, and Fox. His Dry Bar Comedy Special, “Clean & Unfiltered,” has over 7 million views.

Jay Black

Jay Black

Jay Black is a national touring comedian, playing at venues all over the United States. Further, he’s performed at over 1,000 colleges and is a three-time winner of “College Comedian of the Year.” In recent years, he’s begun writing and producing television movies, with several set to premier in 2022.

JC Coccoli

JC Coccoli

JC Coccoli is an American writer, producer, and comedienne. Her award-winning comedy pushes boundaries as it entertains with material that’s engaging, heartfelt, and cry-your-eyes-out funny. Her TV background includes writing, producing, and performing for Chelsea Lately on E!, Amazon Prime, HBOmax, Headspace, HULU, Comedy Central, Lifetime, MTV, and VH1. As of 2018, JC performs frequently on the high seas as a Headlining Comic-In-Residence aboard Carnival Cruise Line. Ms. Coccoli, at heart, is a risk-taker and feminist powerhouse with a work ethic and grit that do not disappoint. JC performs frequently in NYC, LA, and the world while remaining based in Pittsburgh.

Kelly Collette

Kelly Collette

Originating from the Midwest, Kelly was named Cincinnati’s Best Comedian by Citybeat in 2020. She has been a finalist on CMT’s Next Big Comic, and her jokes have been featured on Pandora and Sirius XM, and in a segment for NPR. She filmed her comedy special, I Made You This, for DryBar Comedy in November 2020. She’s been chosen as an Artist in Residence for Acadia National Park for 2022, the first standup comedian to be selected to the program by the National Parks Service of the United States. Kelly has performed at the prestigious Limestone Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Gilda’s Laughfest and The Lucielle Ball Comedy Festival. She headlined the 2019 Super Dope Comedy Festival. Kelly toured with The Nobodies of Comedy, a national theatre tour of comedians you should know. She was at Gilda’s Laugh Fest in 2019 as part of the selected “Best of The Midwest” showcase. Kelly is also a featured emcee and storyteller. She has emceed for the Cincinnati Reds and has twice been a storyteller for USA Today’s Storyteller Project Kelly spoke at the Ohio Women’s March and was the keynote speaker for Empower Her, a women empowerment event at Cleveland State University.

Brett Druck

Brett Druck

Brett Druck is stand-up comic who was featured as a cast member on seasons 2 and 3 of Laughs on FOX and HULU. He has been mentioned in Rolling Stone and appeared in TBS’s Just For Laughs festival. He is known for his sharp wit and brevity.

Bil Dwyer

Bil Dwyer

Bil Dwyer has hosted plenty of television shows, including Comedy Central’s Battlebots and a bunch you may have never heard of. He was also in a Boston Market commercial 25 years ago.

Danny Jolles

Danny Jolles

Danny Jolles is an actor/comedian/writer living in LA. He finished his run as George on the CW’s CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. He also appeared as Jacob in HULU’s RAMY and in NETFLIX’s THE JOEL MCHALE SHOW. He recently appeared on ROYALTIES on Quibi, AUNTY DONNA’S HOUSE on Netflix, and CORPORATE on Comedy Central. He can be seen in the film, ITHACA, directed by Meg Ryan and the horror/comedy feature Patchwork directed by Tyler McIntyre. Danny starred opposite Sujata Day in the feature BLOWING UP RIGHT NOW currently streaming on Amazon Prime and for which he won Best Actor at the Youngstown Film Festival. As a stand-up comedian, Danny has appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, COMEDY CENTRAL and was a new face at Just For Laughs 2017. His first special Six Parts is on Youtube and received rave reviews including making the best of 2021 list of the NY Times. As a biowriter he is mediocre at best.

Myq Kaplan

Myq Kaplan

Myq has appeared on the Tonight Show, Conan, Letterman, James Corden, Seth Meyers, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and America’s Got Talent. He has a one-hour standup special on Amazon, “Small, Dork, and Handsome,” and two podcasts, The Faucet and Broccoli and Ice Cream. His first album, “Vegan Mind Meld,” was one of iTunes’ top 10 comedy albums of the year, and his newest album, “A.K.A.,” debuted at #1. The NY Times called it “invigoratingly funny” and included it among its five “coronavirus best new comedy specials”… “to remind you of the old normal.” And now, here we are in the new weird!

Todd McComas

Todd McComas

Todd McComas left a 21-year career as a police detective to work as a radio and podcast personality for Barstool Sports and The Pat McAfee Show. He also took advantage of this opportunity to further his career as a stand-up comedian.

Todd now works for Resonate Recordings as the writer, producer, and host of the daily true-crime news podcast THIS DAY IN CRIME.

Anisa Nandaula

Anisa Nandaula

Anisa is a globally loved online comedian with over 50 million views on her comedy content and 200k followers. She has toured Australia making people belly laugh all over the country. She has shared comedy on SBS and performed her poetry on ABC, Channel Ten, and at the Sydney Opera House.

She is a nationally recognized spoken word poet, play writer, educator, and published author. She is the 2016 Queensland Poetry Slam Champion and runner-up for the Australian Poetry Slam Championships. She won the XYZ Innovation in Spoken Word Prize and performed poetry at the Sydney Opera House.

Ryan Niemiller

Ryan Niemiller

You may know Ryan Niemiller as the disarmingly handsome comedian and 3rd place finalist from America’s Got Talent Season 14. Despite being born with a disability in both arms, Ryan, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy,” shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped (and very handsome).

Ryan began his comedy career in Los Angeles, California and hasn’t looked back since. He’s a favorite performer in clubs and colleges across the country. His comedy covers topics such as dating, trying to find employment, and attempting to find acceptance in a world not designed for him.

With his quick wit, good looks, great timing, and a gimmick that only he can exploit, Ryan hopes to prove to the comedy world that he may be unarmed, but he is dangerous. And handsome – in case you missed it the first three times.

Dwayne Perkins

Dwayne Perkins

Brooklyn native Dwayne Perkins is a vet in the comedy game. His one-hour comedy special Dwayne Perkins: Take Note debuted on Netflix to rave reviews and instantly became a fan favorite. It showcases his unique way of looking at life and his unparalleled ability to convey it in a hilarious manner. Take Note was already in the top 50 Netflix comedy specials of all time only 2 months after being released. Dwayne has earned a spot in today’s elite class of standup comics with several appearances on Comedy Central and Conan. Dwayne is the author of the book Hot Chocolate For The Mind, a collection of humorous essays. Dwayne co-wrote and starred in the feature suspense film Dying To Kill, now on Amazon, where he plays a stand-up comic who has to get laughs or die trying. His recurring piece on The Jay Leno Show, Great White Moments in Black History, was a viewer favorite. Dwayne’s Comedy Central half-hour special was voted one of the top 25 Comedy Central specials of all time. His comedic instincts and acting skills shine through in the indie film Target Audience 9.1 where he offers much of the comic relief as the funny likable geek.

Mateen Stewart

Mateen Stewart

Mateen Stewart is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, actor and writer. Originally from Detroit, Michigan. Mateen has performed stand-up comedy at numerous clubs and colleges. He’s a regular at The World Famous Laugh Factory and The Hollywood Improv where he hosts his weekly show “Late for Work”. He has also appeared on television shows such as Coming to the Stage, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and HBO’s Funny or Die Presents.

Mateen is known for his energetic and engaging performances, as well as his ability to connect with audiences through his personal stories and unique perspective. He has been praised for his sharp writing and delivery, as well as his ability to tackle difficult topics with humor and sensitivity. He’s co-host and executive producer of Voyage Media’s podcast “Scumbags of History” and he tours the country with his show “Comical Race Theory.”

Mateen continues to perform stand-up comedy, write, and act in Los Angeles and around the country. He is considered one of the rising stars in the comedy world and is known for his hard work and dedication to his craft.

Jenny Zigrino

Jenny Zigrino

With the sweetness of the midwest and the sharp edge of the east coast, Jenny Zigrino brings a powerful comedic performance to any stage. She combines hilarious anecdotes and sharp, witty observations with a cheeky style that challenges social norms and what it means to be human. Her brutal honesty and undeniable charm create a compelling comedic experience you won’t forget.

She made her late-night debut on Conan with Conan O’Brien and performed a total of three guest appearances. She was a Just For Laugh’s New Faces in 2016 and since then has been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, TBS, and many others. She starred in films such as Bad Santa 2 along Billy Bob Thornton and in the horror comedy Too Late in 2021. She’s headlined festivals like Moon Tower, New York Comedy Festival, and High Plains Comedy Festival. She’s written and performed several comedy specials including Comedy Central Presents the Half Hours. Her latest appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden in 2023 was met with rave reviews. Her brand new hour, Jen-Z, is available now on Comedy Central’s YouTube.

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JC Coccoli

JC Coccoli

Director of Member Development

JC Coccoli is an American writer, producer, and comedienne. Her award-winning comedy pushes boundaries as it entertains with material that’s engaging, heartfelt, and cry-your-eyes-out funny. Her TV background includes writing, producing, and performing for Chelsea Lately on E!, Amazon Prime, HBOmax, Headspace, HULU, Comedy Central, Lifetime, MTV, and VH1. As of 2018, JC performs frequently on the high seas as a Headlining Comic-In-Residence aboard Carnival Cruise Line. Ms. Coccoli, at heart, is a risk-taker and feminist powerhouse with a work ethic and grit that do not disappoint. JC performs frequently in NYC, LA, and the world while remaining based in Pittsburgh.

Alyssa Weisensee

Alyssa Weisensee

Director of Operations

Alyssa Weisensee is a Pittsburgh native who loves to laugh. She joins Steel City AF with a background in human capital management (and cheesemongering). She previously served on the Board of Directors for FeelGood and is inspired by the late Wangari Maathai, who said, “I will be a hummingbird. I will do the best I can.”