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Paul Cross

Paul has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Education and has been improvising since 1998. He completed training at Chicago’s The Second City, IO and The Annoyance Theater. He performed on the Del-Award winning IO Chicago house team, “Fox Force Five”, where he also performed 3 different one-man shows. He completed Chicago’s The Second City’s writing conservatory and wrote and performed with their writing staff’s sketch group, “Paper Monkeys.”

He wrote and directed, "Iraq War, The Musical!," and created the improvised within an outline show, “Redneck Romeo and Juliet”, which has been put up several times, including once at The Second City Hollywood. He has written and performed in several sketch shows. 

Paul’s philosophy of improv is Susan Messing’s statement, "Improv is a sociological study of the human condition, and the freak show is comedy."

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KEITH JAMES

Keith has studied at the La Jolla Playhouse, The Pack Theater, Finest City Improv, and SideStage. Keith has performed with multiple duo teams across the USA, and received a Best of Fest award at the Phoenix Improv Festival. Keith’s duo team Sweet Puppy currently holds the record for Cage Match wins at Finest City Improv. Keith is also one of the proud authors of a screenplay someone bought and put on a shelf so it would never see the light of day. Keith is a strong advocate of rejection and failure as learning devices.

“The phoenix must burn to emerge.” - Janet Fitch

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David preciado

David is a graduate of The Second City Hollywood program and also trained at UCB and IO in L.A.  He has participated in numerous theatrical plays in San Diego and L.A. and received honorary mention in one of the San Diego 48 Hour Film Projects. While in The Second City program, he had the amazing privilege to be trained by legendary Jenna Jolovitz.