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Meet the 2019 Performers

Awkward Silence JAX

Jacksonville, Florida

Since September 2014, Awkward Silence Jax has been providing Northeast Florida with sketch comedy that brings people from all backgrounds together. They've recently expanded to include a comedy blog, comedy videos and a comedy podcast.

Performance Time: 6:30PM Block on September 21


Girl Brain

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Edmonton’s own Girl Brain is a sketch comedy troupe showcasing a hit collection of observational, situational and sensational humor from the hearts and minds of three fine Albertan comedians. This popular trio has hosted sell-out crowds throughout Canada, and recently appeared at Philly Sketchfest!.

Performance Time: 5:00PM Block on September 21

Girl Brain

Just the funny

miami, Florida

Just The Funny - Miami's Home for Improv and Sketch Comedy since 1999 is going to bring the heat with their award-winning "Miami-style" brand of sketch comedy filled with big characters and big funny. High energy, intelligent and not for the faint of heart, Just The Funny is going to leave you begging for more!

Performance Time: 9:30PM Block on September 21

kirsten van Ritzen

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Kirsten is an acclaimed comedienne who has appeared on stages across North America, acting in roles for Disney, Hallmark, Lifetime, Netflix; and in more than fifty plays. She has performed her quirky solo sketches at comedy shows; and in THE KIRSTEN VAN RITZEN SHOW (Chicago Solo Fest, Hollywood), named L.A.'s Best Solo Comedy Artist. Her play ALL MY DAYJOBS is published and she is author of THE COMEDY DIVA DIARIES. Kirsten is an improvisor and creator of SIN CITY IMPROVISED SERIAL troupes in 3 cities. Her stand up credits include festivals, national radio and TV. Kirsten grew up in Canada where she got frostbite and a sense of humor.

Performance Time: 8:00PM Block on September 21


Let's get real

orlando, Florida

Let's Get Real is a comedy collective made up of some of Central Florida's best talent. From improv to sketch to narrative comedy, LGR is ready to make its mark in the comedy scene.

Performance Time: 5:00PM Block on September 21


Monkey and Apple

Seattle, washington

Under the moniker Monkey and Apple, Raul Lezcano has created video sketches on Youtube for nearly 12 years while amassing over 54 million combined views. A Florida native, he has performed on stage solo, as part of various sketch groups, and alongside fellow Florida native Amanda Walker. Together they have performed at the New York and Seattle Sketchfests . A stalwart of the Seattle improv community, Amanda has performed as part of various productions at Jet City Theater and at the Alaska State Improv Festival. Together, Raul and Amanda created Adultarama, a sketch revue about the pains of adulthood which premiered to a sold out audience at Seattle's Pocket Theater

Performance Time: 6:30PM Block on September 21


the Humor mill orlando

orlando, florida

The Humor Mill Orlando, the host troupe for the Central Florida Sketch Comedy Festival was formed in 2009 and recently celebrated a decade of making Central Florida laugh.  The group has performed throughout the state of Florida and creates original sketch comedy, musical parodies and improvisation in the style of Saturday Night Live and The Second City.  They also specialize in corporate events and training that are sure to keep your group in stitches.

Performance Time: 8:00PM Block on September 21


Uber and klonk

toronto, on, canada

Uber and Klonk are two very silly 20 year old girls. These high energy millenials met through training at Second City Toronto and have been inseparable ever since. They combine their millenial perspective with their love for all things musical theatre to create unforgettable sketch with unique points of view.

Performance Time: 9:30PM Block on September 21

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