Improv Showcase with Orange Tuxedo with Carla and Craig Cackowski, Peach Pit and The Reckoning, Hosted by Christan Leonard (SOLD OUT)
Carla Cackowski is an actor and writer currently living in the mostly fun city of Los Angeles. She is a graduate of The Second City LA, Upright Citizens Brigade, and iO West (formerly Improv Olympic) and has played on Mainstage improv teams at all three theaters. She toured the Caribbean, Canada, Alaska, and Europe performing with The Second City aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. She has performed in lots of festivals, like -- the San Fran... Read More →
Craig Cackowski has been seen on your television as a regular cast member on "Drunk History" and as Officer Cackowski on "Community." Other film and television appearances include "Veep," "Newsreaders," "Comedy Bang Bang," "The Mindy Project," "How I Met Your Mother," "Trust Us With Your Life," "Workaholics," "The Kings Of Summer," "21 And Over," and "Year of The Dog." He has been involved with the iO and iO West Theaters as a performer and... Read More →
Christan Leonard is a writer, filmmaker and stand-up comedian from Seattle, WA. She has performed at the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, Seattle Sketchfest, the Crom West Comedy Festival, took third in the 2015 She-Devil Comedy Festival in New York City and was the recipient of the 2015 Whistler Writers Festival Comedy Writing Award. She is a producer and writer for the web series Northern Belles which was recently selected for the 2016... Read More →
Peach Pit is Casey Busher, Jess Marinelli, Jess Matthews, Rocio Mancia, Stacie Blanke, and the friendly ghost of Sarah Shoemaker. They met through Leela. Peach Pit is also the gnarled core of one of nature's finest fruits. It contains nonlethal levels of cyanide.
The Reckoning played to packed houses and critical acclaim at iO Chicago for over a decade and toured across the country with their singular brand of long-form improvisation. Hailed as “hands-down, the best in Chicago” and “a versatile rock band” of improvisers, they are known for their unpredictable shows and forms, as well as experimentation and innovation as ensemble. The members who now call Los Angeles home bring... Read More →
Orange Tuxedo is a two person improv show from a husband and wife team who, collectively, have been doing improv for seven hundred years. In this show, they aim to create grounded relationships, formed by eccentric characters. Craig teaches improvisation at iO West, Carla teaches at The Second City in Hollywood. If you like comedy, you may have seen Craig wear various mustaches and costume pieces on Comedy Central’s "Drunk History." If you like... Read More →