PianoFight Showcase: Efficient Office Practices, Fickas & Beckham & Friends & Stuff and Mary-Kate and Ashtray, Hosted by JoAnn Schinderle
Riley Rose Critchlow and Daniel Montgomery met at the USC School of Dramatic Arts in 2006. After graduating, they wrote and performed with sketch comedy troupe Bowling for Tiffany, with multiple appearances in the LA Comedy Festival including a nomination for "Best of the Fest" for their comedy short, Mall Madness. In 2012, Mary-Kate and Ashtray was born. They have since performed to sold out houses in Los Angeles at venues such as UCB, iO... Read More →
EOP (whose full name, Efficient Office Practices, is regrettable and therefore usually abbreviated) is a long-form improv team based in San Francisco. A small but lively group, EOP is known for their fast, smart style of play and extreme fondness for each other. They can be found performing Tuesday night in “Night School” at Stagewerx in The Mission, and all other nights making friendship bracelets in their side-by-side twin beds.
JoAnn Schinderle has performed across the country in such festivals as Bumbershoot, Bridgetown, Chicago Comedy Exposition, SF Sketchfest, Hell Yes Fest, All Jane, as well as having won multiple rounds of Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction.As a working stand-up at Helium Comedy Club- Portland, her humor is relatable, snarky, and has a storytelling style that will make you feel like she’s your best friend letting you in on a secret. JoAnn has... Read More →
Brice Beckham & David Fickas have had friends & stuff their entire lives. They’ve also had a sitcom called I Hate My 30’s & the #1 movie in China (true story) & a bunch of web series with people like Jane Lynch & Kevin Pollak & Craig Robinson (who probably won’t show up in this show, sorry) & SF Sketchfest stints like Cue To Cue & I Made You A Mix Tape & Carnal Desire (which is at this very... Read More →