Michelle Ciotta is a video editor, improviser and social media enthusiast. She has studied improv at the PIT, UCB and Magnet Theater and performs regularly with her improv teams Creative Differences and shiny. You can also find Michelle on the internet as co-star of the web series, Girls Side. Michelle is thankful for cheeseburgers, sea otters and not having a Long Island accent. More stuff: http://www.michelleciotta.com.
Chris Grace is from Houston and went to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He performs improv and stand-up comedy at the PIT every week. See more at chris-grace.com.
Daniel Hurwitz is a writer and aspiring comedy person. He has made small appearances on The Daily Show, CollegeHumor.com, and occasionally contributes to Splitsider.com. See more at: twitter.com/dannyhurwitz
JJ Orgera isn’t going to write a funny bio, because she doesn’t want to give you the satisfaction of making her work that hard. JJ writes and acts for the PITtv team Philo’s Folly and performs improv around town with the Macaroni Rascals.
Sean Reidy hails from a lot of places. He was born in Hershey, PA before moving to Georgia, then Boston, then Los Angeles, then (and now) New York. He was a film major at Boston University and is currently part of the improv groups “Creative Differences” and “SEER/SUCKER.”
Jeffrey Salter is a writer/comedian living and working in Brooklyn. Monsieur Salter has studied at both the PIT and UCB. He has a certain je ne sais quoi, is a master of impressions, and can be found in comedy theaters comedy-nerding out with comedy nerds. He thinks this bio would make a great sketch; he’s working on it.
Ryan Stadler is an actor, improviser, writer, singer, and voiceover artist. He is a member of house team Haberdasher (every Monday at 9pm). He also performs every Sunday with indie team Student Driver. He’s half of RYANNA (with Anna Moore), and a member of PITtv team Philo’s Folly. Originally from Atlanta, GA, Ryan sang with the Atlanta Opera before getting a degree in voice from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore. Yes he’s seen The Wire. Ryan is obsessed with playing Ping Pong and won the 2011 Pit Pong Championship. He welcomes any and all challengers! He lives in Brooklyn with his amazing wife, Nikki, and his crazy cat Pearl.
Chris Aurilio is from Edison, NJ, but was born in Chicago when his parents were on a layover to California. Chris is an experienced writer/performer who has created comedy shows for children and comedy shows for adults and has learned that they are both kind of the same thing. Chris has been doing most of his sketch comedy writing and performing with his longtime dear friends, The Foolhardy Manor, which performs regularly at The PIT, where he also works as the Director of Classes. In addition to Philo’s Folly, Chris is also currently producing variety shows with PulpRiot.
Lorraine Cink is a creative lady from Bakersfield, CA. She has performed at regional theaters including: Geva Theatre, PCPA Theaterfest, Insight Out Collaborative and many off off broadway companies. Lorraine recently had the honor of performing with Baby Wants Candy’s touring company. Currently, she performs with the improv & sketch teams: Borealis, 10£ Ally, Sean and Lorraine, and vlogs with GirlsSideRules.com. More at www.lorrainecink.com.
Ariel Karlin is a friend to people and animals who resides/angsts in Brooklyn. She performs improv at the PIT with Local 154, hosts the monthly night of storytelling The Do What’s In Your Heart Show, and is a columnist for TheGLOC.net. Stuff: dowhatsinyourheart.com