Clip Show has been performing in NYC since March 2016. They've performed at the NYC Sketchfest, the Philly Sketchfest, the Cinder Block Comedy Festival, and the Montreal Sketchfest. Their digital work has been featured on the Huffington Post.
Comprised of local stand-ups and improv artists, Clip Show presents sketches that are absurd and darkly hilarious.
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Ryan Stanisz is a comedian, producer and director. In March 2016, he founded the sketch troupe, Clip Show, a group made up of stand-up comics and improvisers. He directs and produces each performance and collaborates with other writers on crafting a monthly show. In October 2016, ‘Mister Softee Jingle With Lyrics’, a digital comedy short he wrote and starred in, was featured on The Huffington Post. This video, along with another short that Ryan wrote and directed, ‘Doo Wop to the Future,’ was showcased at the Philly Sketchfest Film Festival in April 2017. Ryan also produces the long running Stand-Ups Improvise TED Talks at Q.E.D; a comedy show that allows local comics to present fictional TED talk seminars based on PowerPoint slides he develops. You can follow him on Twitter @RyeBreadHere.
Brian Flynn is a writer, improvisor, and web developer from Michigan. He was ranked “Boyfriend of the Year” by Cosmopolitan Magazine in 2015. When not writing and performing comedy, he codes order management software for tailors.
Ganesh Nair is an engineer, writer, comedian, and general nuisance living in New York City. In addition to Clip Show, he produces web content for the History Channel, runs Ds-Df.Com and MakeMomMarvel.Com and is currently working on several novels that have yet to see the light of day. He also has an unfulfilling day job.
Myles Hewette is a comedian and writer from Pahoa, Hawaii, who now lives in New York City because he doesn't understand how weather works. When not writing for Clip Show he performs stand-up all over NYC as well as nationally; In the last year he's been featured in the MMJ, Whiskey Bear, Finger Lakes and Hoboken comedy festivals. In his free time he leads a double life as the 1st Assistant Accountant for the CBS drama Madam Secretary.
Kevin Froleiks is a stand up comedian, writer, and one-time musical composer who abandoned his native New Hampshire to live in New York City. He has performed stand up in various festivals, clubs, bars, and bowling alleys across the East Coast. Most recently, Kevin co-wrote the script and composed the music for Great Frontier: A Poorly Researched Musical About Lewis And Clark, which completed an extended run at the NY Theatre Festival.
Logan Lampton is a comedian, improviser, writer and he knows how to stand up. Logan has written and performed for sketch festivals, including New York’s Cinder Block and the Montreal Sketch Fest, as well as won all three rounds of UCB Indie Cage Match and can be seen regularly performing at The Tank Theater on the improv house team, Target Practice. He is not nearly wholesome enough, despite being from a small town in the Midwest.
Travis Tack is a writer/performer from Chicago, IL, who spent most of his formative years living in London. His work has been featured on McSweeney’s, Funny or Die, The Yale Record, Nationallampoon.com and Man Cave Daily (part of CBS Local).
Heather Beeman is an actress from Chicago, IL, who now lives in New York City! She has appeared in productions at The Annoyance Theater, The Greenhouse Theater, De Maat Studio Theatre, Donny's Skybox, and The PIT Loft. She also co-starred in the critically acclaimed short film “Corn Cob Hands” (by Max Lollar).
Patrick J. Reilly is a Brooklyn bred cartoonist (NYT said so) and comedian (self given title). He performs shows regularly at QED, Creek and the Cave, the PIT, Branded Saloon and other places in New York. He co-wrote the musical Great Frontier: A Poorly Researched Musical about Lewis & Clark. Patrick has written several popular memoir comics that you can read for free on his website ComicsbyPatrick.com. Listen to his podcast with Kevin Froleiks, We Wrote a Musical on iTunes.
Sam Bourne is a writer, stand-up comedian, and genuinely nice person who performs all over NYC. He has been featured in both the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival and the Cinderblock Comedy Festival (although he was sadly unable to attend the latter because he had to go to Kevin Froleiks’ wedding, which was also very nice). Currently he is being run ragged by his new day job and constantly questioning what it means to be an adult in America.
Kristin Kirkley is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. She got her start in comedy performing improv and stand up at The Coalition Theater in Richmond, VA. She is a founding cast member of the “Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show” at Niagara Bar in the East Village. You can catch her performing stand up, sketch, improv, and hip-hop improv all over NYC. Follow all her shenanigans on Instagram and Twitter @captainkirkley.
Joe Pardavila is an actor and radio/television personality born and bred in New York City. He began studying Sketch & Improv Comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Theatre in 2014. He has studied with Anthony Atamanuik, Brian Faas, and Frank Garcia Hejl. In addition to being a founding member of Clip Show, Joe can be heard daily on 95.5 PLJ in the NYC area on the ensemble of “Todd & Jayde in the Morning.” Joe is also the co-host of the “Science of Sex” podcast with NYU professor Zhana Vrangalova.
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