Marty DeRosa began doing stand-up comedy in 2006 and has quickly set himself apart from his comedy peers with an amazing flair for crowd work and an uncanny knowledge of professional wrestling. A south side favorite, this Indiana native has made a name for himself among the nation's comedy movers and shakers. Be sure and check out his popular podcast Wrestling with Depression.
The blue-collar Chicago accent of Danny Kallas has been described as "so thick, you don't even know what hit you." Raised in Elmwood Park, a tightly-knit community bordering Chicago's Northwest side, Danny enjoys blending all sorts of comedy. From absurd silliness to intelligent satire, if it's funny, it's in his act.
Danny has been named on Comedy.com's list of funniest comedians in Chicago. He was the winner of Snubfest2009 and has participated in numerous comedy festivals including Just For Laughs in Chicago and the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta.
Born and raised in Chicago, Joe Kilgallon has been performing stand-up comedy since 2006. With a background in improv and sketch writing, Joe fuses well-polished material with riffing and crowd work to construct a perfectly well-rounded act.
His in-your-face style and charismatic charm help Joe paint stories drawn heavily from personal experience and his Chicago-Irish roots, making him an instant favorite and the type of comedian everyone wants to share a drink with after the show.
Mike Lebovitz's comedy career began at the age of six with clowning classes at the local JCC. He's been delighting and confounding audiences big and small ever since with his offbeat, yet accessible brand of humor.
An accomplished actor, director and writer, he draws from a broad range of disciplines in building his act using outlandish viewpoints and subversive turns of phrase to highlight the inherent absurdity of being.
Drew Michael is a Chicago comedian who focuses on life from a dark, cerebral point of view. His rumination on God, religion, Hitler, government, relationships, ex girlfriends, bestiality, pedophilia, life and death has – in addition to making people violently angry – prompted TimeOut Chicago to call him, ”Smart, funny and unabashedly crass.”
Already a staple on the Chicago scene, Drew is one of the hardest working, most unapologetically convicted comedians in the country. See him now, while you still can, before he is viciously murdered by an ex-girlfriend, an unruly audience member, or himself.
Michael Sanchez studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City, sunk his teeth into sketch comedy while living in Seattle and finally turned his attention to stand-up following his move to Chicago in 2006. He has been seen performing his off-kilter material all over the country, including Seattle's Bumbershoot andThe Seaport Music Festival in New York City, and recently had the pleasure of opening for Tracy Morgan.
In addition to writing and directing a number of award-winning comedic shorts, he is currently in post-production on his first feature film The Return Of Great Guy.