Sevans cast, taught and directs the amazing performers of Say What? NYC. She is also an accomplished voiceover, commercial and stage actress. You may have seen her throughout NYC in various Shakespearean pieces and bi-lingual shows. But behind the mic, is where she shines. Special thanks to her other half. Love to her family!
Jeremiah Jurkiewicz greatly enjoys being the assistant director of this zany little family! He has been dubbed the "daddy" of the group by Sam and he takes his role very seriously. Fortunately for everyone he lets loose when on stage and has a great time! You may remember him by his sparkly Dorothy hosting shoes!
A lightly seasoned comedian, Alexis Di Gregorio is a comedic commercial actress living in New York City. A proud member of Say What NYC for almost three years, she now is involved in comedy all over Manhattan, with her home base as The People's Improv Theatre. She hopes to spread her wings to the West Coast, but for now she's your every day piece of East Coast dried toast. Catch her on TV, catch her Off-Broadway, but catch her.
Ali is very excited to be working with Say What? Improv Group! Ali is a graduate of the College of Staten Island with his Bachelors in Dramatic Arts. Ali's latest show, "Dreams My Father Never Dreamt" was his first original full length solo performance which premiered at the College of Staten Island. He also played the role of Oberon in the college's production of "A Midsummer Nights Dream", which was showcased at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Baltimore.
Danielle Hernandez is a long time member of Say What? NYC. She has relished an enjoyable four years with them performing at The Blarney Stone, The Parkside Lounge and now St. Pat's Bar and Grill! She’s voiced the superhero character Swift Winthrop in Mac Welch’s podcast “Captain Punishment.” Danielle’s love of theatre has employed her on stage and off, giving her experience as Stage Manager, where she worked lighting and sound. Her favorite non-acting gig was Stage Manager for The 39 Steps.
Samantha was born on a warm June night in a small town called New Jersey. She graduated from Rowan University with a degree in Communications, specializing in television and film production. She then moved to Manhattan to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and pursue her passion for musical theater and comedy. Lately, she works behind the scenes doing some TV production while trying to fit in as much improv and singing on stage as she can!
Len Nash is a New York based actor, comedian, and writer. He graduated from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater. His favorite stage role was Mercutio in "Romeo & Juliet." He currently plays Executioner Randy in the web series "Knights of New Jersey."
Emily is thrilled and excited to be working with the talented Say What? NYC improv troupe. Not an absolute stranger to performance, Em’s typical audience consists of her high school-aged Spanish students who swear up and down (in Spanish, of course) that they don’t laugh with her just because they’ll be receiving a grade. Emily loves to cook and play Scrabble. Emily thanks all of her friends, students and family for their encouragement, support and great sense of humor.
Joseph is honored to be a part of the Say What? Improv Group. This is Joseph's first foray into the world of performance and comedy, although he has written commercial ideas and comedy blogs for an ad agency, a digital studio, and for his own amusement. Born in a cave in Staten Island, New York, Joseph worked in the hair gel mines until he graduated from the College of Staten Island. He has also been voted "Sexiest Nerd Alive" in his zip code for two years running.
Tall girl in the big city. Born in Florida and now living in Queens, Meaghan graduated with a BA in performing arts from Sarah Lawrence College and studied abroad at the British American Drama Academy in London. Her previous works include the recent production of the new play, Smoking Section (also accepted into this year’s Fringe Festival 2011!), ShadowBox Theatre’s African Drum, The Storm Theatre’s As You Like It, Gorilla Rep’s Joan of Arc, and Is There Room In Your Heart? at Teatro LATEA
Kendall Ketchum is an actor and stand-up comedian who hails from the Mississippi Delta and is currently based in New York City. She got her start in NYC Say What? and has been performing in clubs throughout NYC for the past 10 years. She has also trained with Upright Citizens Brigade. Kendall's most recent appearances include stand-up comedy at Caroline's on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, as well as various clubs across the country. She is currently the feature for SNL alum Darrell Hammond.
Jesus is an actor, voice-actor and improv comedian who was a member of Say What? NYC. He has worked with Repertorio Español, SEA (Society of the Educational Arts) and Pregones Theatre acting companies. His recent stage credits include: The Harlem Hellfighters on a Latin Beat (Pregones), Romeo & Juliette (La TEA/Soñadores Prods.), The Dropouts (SEA), Life is a Dream (Repertorio Español), Don Quijote, His Final Adventure (Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre) among many others.
Sarah Bishop grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania. After high school, she decided to focus on theatre and attended the University of Cincinnati’s College- Conservatory of Music where she earned her BFA in Musical Theater. While in school, she also attended various workshops including The School at Jacob’s Pillow Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance Program. Shortly after moving to New York City, she started touring with Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony award winning production of Cabaret as Helga.
Adam Murphy (Adam P. Murphy) is a NYC based actor, comedian and voice-over artist.
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Kevin is a nerdy engineer, a nerdy swing dancer, and a nerdy improvisor. He grew up in South Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia. Favorite book is Scott Pilgrim, favorite movie is Airplane!, and favorite cheesesteak is "wiz wit." Also, he hates long walks on the beach.
Mac was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, where he co-founded the independent theatre company Theatre On Consignment. After writing and staring in two one-man shows, he made the move to New York where he has been fortunate enough to reprise those roles for three different runs. In 2016 his one-man show Zero Population Growth was featured in the New York Fringe Festival. He is also the creator and star of The Captain Punishment Adventure Hour audio comic book.
Mike McNulty is a multi-discipline performer specializing in ensemble-based collaboration and new works. He is the managing director of Theatre East (as well as a company member). Originally from Lenexa, Kansas, Mike earned dual degrees from Missouri State University in theatre performance studies and entertainment management. He’s trained extensively in the Suzuki Method of Actor Training and Viewpoints with SITI Company.
Jackie Herbach is a proud former member of Say What?. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA and has appeared in many NYC stage productions and films. She played the murder victim in "Homicide for the Holidays" on the Oxygen channel and appeared as the Countess Rousillon in Shakespeare's "All's Well That Ends Well" St. Paul’s Chapel. She is currently working on her stand up and continues writing. She is also dedicated to her work as part of the team at Weill Cornell Medicine's Integrative Health.
Throughout her career Tara James has performed in several Off-Broadway productions, Indie films, and on television for shows such as the Food Network’s Food Detectives and WE TV’s Cinematherapy. Currently, Tara is strengthening her comedic skills through Stand-Up Comedy. Tara was a proud member of Say What?! NYC Comedy Improv for three years and looks forward to always being a part of the Say What? family!
James Edward Becton is a Pisces who likes long walks on the beach, tequila, and range shooting. He is a graduate of Niagara University, a product of Stella Adler, and Military Veteran; Army 74D. He has learned that laughter is indeed the best medicine and finds humor in Politics, Religion, and Sexuality.