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Sketch Comedy and Improv Cabaret
May 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hosted by Erik Escobar
Facilitated by Stephen Alan Seder and the students from THTR 120 Introduction to Acting
Co-Produced by the UMW Drama Club
- General Admission: $15
- Senior (65+), Youth (18 & under), and Military: $10
- UMW Faculty/Staff: $10
- UMW Students: FREE ADMISSION with Student ID
Synopsis: Come celebrate our final week of the school year with a comedic variety show! This extravaganza will include stand-up comedy, short-form improvisation, and sketch comedy featuring UMW Students and Faculty.
Erik Escobar, the host of the cabaret, is a stand-up and improv comedian from L.A. He has performed for theaters, night-clubs, and colleges across the nation. He has opened for comedians such as Rex Navarrete and Jerry Seinfeld. His on-screen credits include NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Buzzfeed, VH1, FOX’s I Can See Your Voice, and the upcoming feature film VHYes alongside Tim Robbins and Thomas Lennon. In 2020, Erik premiered his TEDx Talk titled, “Creating A More Fulfilling Lifestyle Through Humor.” He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Comedy Theory from Goddard College.