Chris Guerra

Co-Founder - All Levels Teacher

Chris was first introduced to theatre in high school. After graduating with his BFA from Pace University in New York City, he performed on and off-Broadway in shows including COMPANY (u/s Stephen Colbert, working alongside Christina Hendricks, Neil Patrick Harris, and John Cryer), AVENUE Q, SPAMALOT, and the Broadway National Tour of SISTER ACT. After moving back to LA, he pursued television and comedy, becoming a Main Company member of the historic improv and sketch comedy theatre: The Groundlings. He developed his idea for the “Roger Bastion” character while performing as Olaf in DCA’s “Frozen: Live at the Hyperion” for 4 years. He currently has almost 800,000 followers on TikTok, where he acts out Facebook Marketplace Nightmares. Other Film: Big Foot Famous, Hypocrite. Television: MODERN FAMILY, FOX Sports Shorts, Digital Sky, and national commercials: Wayfair, Verizon, Kayak, Coca-Cola and currently voicing “Paladin” in HEARTHSTONE animated shorts. IMDB: Chris Guerra , Instagram & TikTok: @chriswguerra

Kelsey Cooke

Co-Founder - All Levels Teacher

Kelsey grew up acting professionally in Hollywood, signing with her first agent at the age of 7. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from Vanguard University, and pursued a Broadway, TV and Film career in New York upon graduating, working on shows like PAN AM (ABC) and ROYAL PAINS (USA). Her work eventually brought her back to Hollywood where she trained in improv at The Groundlings, UCB and Second City. Kelsey appeared in LIFE PARTNERS (Tribeca & Sundance Film Festival), BLACK NOVEMBER (Vivica Fox), BAD TEACHER (CBS) and THE VERONICA MARS MOVIE. In 2020 she Co-Founded “thisishardtoread” productions and is an award-winning producer, writer, and actor on the award-winning feature comedy/mockumentary film, RE-OPENING.

Cammy Brickell

Director of Youth @ Oddity

Cammy’s joy for performance and comedy started at a young age in Oklahoma where she filmed mock QVC shows in her parent’s basement and tried to sell their household items.  Her show was immediately canceled after the first episode, but this fueled a fire to go after her dreams despite major setbacks. Cammy is now a writer and producer of stage and screen with a degree from Berklee College of Music. She studied comedy at The Groundlings and began her career as a writer and director of live shows in Los Angeles and Nashville. Cammy was a weekly featured comic at THE COMEDY STORE for five years in Hollywood along with appearances on ELLEN (NBC), JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (ABC), and the hit comedy, SUPERSTORE (NBC). She has also created original children’s faith content for the YIPPEE channel as well as original musicals and scripts for larger church productions in Los Angeles. Her production of “FROZEN Jr.” sold out with over 5,000 in attendance. She currently has an original feature film in production that is set to shoot in Paris, France in late 2024. Cammy is a vocal and performance coach with her client’s top billed for NICKELODEON and AMERICAN IDOL. She has served as the artistic director of Calvary Center Stage in Westlake Village, CA. She recently relocated to Nashville, TN and is LOVING IT!