CITY IN A SWAMP
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Capitol Comedy Cast
(Joe Biden) Theater: BoomerMania (El Portal), Invisible (3D Theatricals), WindChimes (Company of Angels), Down In the Face of God (The Vagrancy), The Swing of the Sea (Domino One), Assistants (LA Fringe), Gideon and the Blundersnorp (LA Fringe). TV/Film: “Arrested Development”, “The Office”, “Glee”, “Awkward”, “CSI:NY”, Face2Face. Voice Over: League of Legends, Final Fantasy VII, 3 out of 4 ninja turtles at one point or another (Raphael is my white whale). Training: Yale University. www.Daniel-Amerman.com
Kamala Harris) is an actress, singer, and songwriter based in Los Angeles. She has written and released multiple pop/R&B singles, performed at Staples Center, and worked on the music for the ALLBLK TV show Double Cross. Shefali starred in the web series The Fob and I, featured on the BBC and NBC News. She has also appeared in commercials for Salesforce (on rotation during the Olympics!), AT&T (with Lebron!), Uber, Snapchat, and more. BA: USC, Political Science & Musical Theatre. www.Shefali.me
TRAVIS JOE DIXON
(Joe Biden, Anti-vax pitchman) Favorite THINGS: dogs, brain games, hiking. STAGE ROLES: a roller skating Snoopy in You’re a Good Man…, a tap dancing Swan in Cannibal: The Musical, a spastic Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened…. TELEVISION: policing on Black-ish, dying on NCIS, distracting on Holey Moley, dealing on My Crazy Ex, flashing on True Blood. FACT: winning Wipeout paid for college. ACHIEVEMENT: “Eric Cartman in a box” voice. More at www.TravisJoeDixon.com.
(Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Choreographer) is a Bronx-born, West Coast-raised Colombian and Puerto Rican dancer, singer, actress and spoken-word artist based in LA. She trained her whole life as a dancer and now works with various artists on movement direction and specifically enjoys helping women feel more in touch with their sensuality and femininity through dance. Favorite stage credits as an actress include Pocahontas, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, MotherFu**er With The Hat and Romeo and Juliet. @cristinaflorez_
(Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) studied musical theatre at OCSA graduating in 2019. At 18 years old she played Maria in Moonlight Amphitheater’s production of West Side Story. Her performance landed her a San Diego Critics Circle Award nomination. Stage credits include: A Chorus Line (Diana Morales), Sweeney Todd (Johanna), She Loves Me: In Concert (Amalia), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Rosa Bud), The Secret Garden (Lily), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim), Follies (Young Phyllis), Beauty and the Beast (Belle.) FILM: Tattoo (Travis Mills, Girlfriends Band), 2nd Star (Jameson Mitchell), Princess Perplexity (YouTube series.) She is a Musical Theatre West Footlighters Scholarship Winner 2019. She is represented by KMR Talent for film and theatre. www.bellagil.com
Trevor Keyfauver (Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin) is excited to be making his debut in Capitol Comedy! Recently, Trevor was nominated at the Cannes Shorts International Film Festival for his role as Lucas Anderson in “Remnants” and as Storm Trooper 1168 in “Ewok Hunt: A Star Wars Horror Story.” Trevor is also a recent graduate of USC, earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Journalism and Film in the last 5 years. Lots of love to Bella for her unwavering support. @trevkey660
Adam LaSalle (Joe Biden) is a New York City-based actor, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. Before the shutdown, Adam was fortunate enough to work on the Chicago premiere of Forbidden Broadway’s Spamilton: An American Parody, serving as the show’s pianist, music director, and King George, a part he was lucky enough to reprise Off-Broadway for a limited time. Described as “a cheap producer’s dream” (the Chicago Tribune), a “comedic musicalgenius” (Chicago Theatre Review), and “certainly not on track to be a doctor” (his mother), he is happy to be working with Capital Comedy on their newest review. Learn more about him at www.adamalasalle.com.
(Kamala Harris) is an actor, singer originally from Chesapeake, VA. She received an MFA from East 15 Acting School. Stage credits include Clybourne Park (Francine/Lena), Three Sisters (Masha), The Snow Queen (Mrs. Fyn/Lily), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nick Bottom). She was recently nominated for Best Actress at the Top Indie Film Awards for her role in the short film “Q Mommas.”. www.alivialong.com
Julia Mack (Mitch McConnell, Richard Nixon) is an actor/writer/multi-hyphenate millennial based in New York City. Graduate of both The Second City sketch comedy conservatory and iO West long form improv programs, with a BA in Theatre Arts from CSU Chico. Recent credits include: Microsoft Office commercial, Lifetime commercial, Constant Contact commercial, FUKT (by Emma Goldman-Sherman) staged reading. Follow her at @mackadocious on Instagram.
(Bernie Sanders, Jeff Bezos) was once a nice midwestern boy from Ohio before he was mercifully corrupted by the siren song of the godless coastal elites from Southern California. Theater: Sex and the Musical (LA Fringe Festival), Phantom of the Paradise (The Roxy), The Beastly Bombing (Steve Allen Theater), Stupid Songs (Rockwell Table & Stage), Invasion! The Musical (Hudson Theater). In the pre-pandemic times, Aaron’s original holiday show A Harmony Boys Christmas at the Broadwater Theater in Hollywood won LA Stage Scene awards for Outstanding Production, Direction, and Ensemble. He can also occasionally be seen talking to a CGI lizard in national spots for Geico. BFA: University of Southern California (School of Cinematic Arts).
(video interviewee Loreen Loomis) is a comedian and impressionist based in Los Angeles. She has appeared on America's Got Talent, Dana Carvey's First Impressions, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Lauren's viral video "Celebrities Stuck in Traffic" was featured on the TODAY Show. She has toured nationally and opened for Kevin Nealon, Arsenio Hall, and others. She was selected to perform at SF Sketchfest, Chicago's Funny Women Festival, and the Westside Comedy Showdown. Lauren trained at The Groundlings and Westside Comedy Theater.
(Mitch McConnell) is a writer, actress, and spaghetti enthusiast living in LA. She is proud to be a Second City Hollywood Conservatory and Director’s Program Graduate. She spent the pandemic finishing the UCLA extension program for screenwriting. She currently co-hosts 'Mythunderstood" a comedy/educational podcast with her best friend and writing partner, Paul Bianchi.
(Bernie Sanders, Jeff Bezos, Republican speech consultant) hails from Los Angeles where his recent TV credits include Hacks on HBO Max and Physical on AppleTV+. Josh has appeared on stages from California to Maine, including South Coast Repertory, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Portland Stage, American Stage, Cygnet Theatre, A Noise Within, Boston Court, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare, Yale Repertory, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Shakespeare Orange County, Coachella Valley Rep, Sierra Rep, FringeNYC, Dixon Place, and Ars Nova. BA: Yale. MFA: UC Irvine. Improv: Upright Citizens. www.joshorubin.com