The Birthday Boys, with Matt Morales, Hosted by Faith Choyce
The Birthday Boys are celebrating their 10th year of writing and performing bizarrely brilliant sketch comedy with a jam packed show at SF Sketchfest! One of the most accomplished groups to come out of the Upright Citizens Brigade, the Boys have credits ranging from writing for the MTV Movie Awards to starring on Portlandia and everything in between. Their eponymous sketch series, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk, aired for two seasons on IFC... Read More →
Faith Choyce is here and queer, and always sincere. She’s the perpetual class clown and smartass with no filter, all grown up. Often described as smart and quirky, the Los Angeles-born comedian and writer was named one of “America’s Funniest Lesbians” by Curve Magazine and one of the “Funniest Comedians On Twitter” by Laugh Button Magazine. | | Faith was invited to participate in the prestigious San... Read More →
Jefferson Dutton is a writer and director from Los Angeles. He's a founding member of sketch comedy group The Birthday Boys, which enjoyed two seasons on IFC and can now be found on Netflix. Other credits include Funny or Die, "Comedy Central Social Scene" and the MTV Movie Awards.
Dave Ferguson is an L.A.-based comedy writer and performer. His work with The Birthday Boys out of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has included a long-running monthly sketch show as well as performances across the country. The group's TV show "The Birthday Boys" was Executive Produced by Bob Odenkirk and can be found on Netflix. Dave has also appeared on "Superstore," "The Good Place," "Love," "With Bob and David," "Childrens Hospital... Read More →
Mike Hanford is an L.A.-based comedian who has appeared on "Love," "Comedy Bang Bang," "Conan," "Portlandia" and "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$." He’s also a member of the sketch comedy group The Birthday Boys--creators of the IFC sketch comedy series "The Birthday Boys" (produced by Bob Odenkirk). Mike performed on The 2016 "Comedy Bang Bang" Live Tour, making stops all over the U.S., Australia and the U.K. He can be heard on podcasts... Read More →
Tim Kalpakis is an American comedy writer. He grew up in the Catskills, went to Ithaca College, and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Writing credits: The "Birthday Boys," "Comedy Bang! Bang!," "Between Two Ferns," The Emmys, and the MTV Movie Awards.
Michael "Mitch" Mitchell and Nick Wiger are writers and actors who live in Los Angeles. Their respective hometowns of Qunicy, Massachusetts, and Lakewood, California, are the birthplaces of Dunkin' Donuts and Denny's. They met performing sketch comedy at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Their credits include "Comedy Bang! Bang!," "@midnight," "The Birthday Boys," Funny or Die, The Onion News Network, and a bunch of other... Read More →
Matt Morales has been a staple of the Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy Scene since 2002. He is a regular performer at the San Francisco Punch Line, Cobb’s Comedy Club and has appeared at SF Sketchfest, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival and Scotland’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2013 he made his national television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Chris VanArtsdalen is an L.A.-based director, editor, and member of The Birthday Boys (IFC/Netflix.) He's also directed content for Funny or Die, Comedy Central Social Scene, Comedy Bang Bang (web), Yahoo Sketchy, as well as commercials featuring Amy Schumer and Odell Beckham Jr. Hey, this guy's pretty good!