Michael is the stand-up booker for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, as well as a guest judge for the Stand-Up NBC Inclusion Program. Michael previously booked and produced the panel of comedians for Chelsea Lately with Chelsea Handler, as well as late night and primetime shows for David Spade, Whitney Cummings, Terry Crews, Josh Wolf & Nikki Glaser. This will be Michael’s 8th year attending The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival.
Jeff Singer is a TV producer and writer. He has worked on numerous stand up comedy and docu-reality shows in the US and Canada.
Based in L.A., he is the Head Talent Scout for the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Just For Laughs - Montreal
Lucy Sinsheimer is a manager and talent booker for Zanies Nashville and Stand Up Live Huntsville. She produces multiple monthly showcases, including “Comedy out the Yazoo,” “Funny As Ale,” and “Brunch of Laughs.”
Zanies - Nashville, TN
Jordan Tilzer is the founder of El Centro, a comedy-focused management and production company based in Los Angeles. Prior to the 2015 launch of the company, Tilzer was a senior manager and head of talent at ROAR, a Beverly Hills based talent, music, and brand management company. At ROAR, he was instrumental in building a comedy division that lead to dozens of development deals, film and TV castings, and writing staff positions for comedic artists. He also executive produced several scripted and unscripted projects as well as standup comedy specials. Previous to ROAR, Tilzer worked in the talent department of United Talent Agency. El Centro represents a diverse group of the finest creators, writers, and performers that come primarily from the sketch, improv, standup, and theatre worlds. We are committed to discovering and nurturing underrepresented voices across the country.
El Centro Management
Jennifer Trujillo joined Walt Disney Television Animation in 2010 as a casting coordinator, cutting her teeth on series like “Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil,” “Motorcity,” and “Tron: Uprising.” She has since risen to her current role as manager of casting, where she currently handles the creative casting and talent booking for multiple series on Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior, including “Elena of Avalor,” “Mickey Mouse Shorts,” and “Vampirina.” Her other credits include “Wander Over Yonder,” “Pickle & Peanut,” “The 7D,” “Muppet Babies,” “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja,” and “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.”
Von Schonfeldt serves as Executive Vice President, Talent for Levity Entertainment Group where she is chiefly responsible for identifying, booking and scheduling all comedy talent for 25 venues nationwide. She has booked multiple comedy festivals for HBO, TBS and the South Africa Comedy Festival, dozens of prime-time television shows for U.S., U.K. and Canadian audiences and admits to having watched over 20,000 hours of live comedy. With 27 years of experience, Von Schonfeldt remains one of the industry’s most preeminent casting executives.
Erin Von Schonfeldt
Tomii Crump is the Vice President of Talent Relations at NBC. Tomii oversees talent and casting for 'Harry' and 'Access Hollywood Live', as well as for alternative shows such as the upcoming, 'The Awesome Show'.
Brian books comedians for clubs, festivals, tv shows, and web projects. Some other of his current and former clients include Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, This Is Not Happening, Ricking Morty, The New York Comedy Festival and Just For Laughs Montreal.
Allison Cohn is a New York City based independent casting director specializing in comedy. A few of her recent projects include the new Showtime animated series from Stephen Colbert, Our Cartoon President, the Adult Swim live-action scripted series, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, and a live-action scripted series for Topic.com that was written and directed by, and starring, Wyatt Cenac. Allison is also the comedian talent booker for the TruTV series, Comedy Knockout, that has filmed 3 seasons and 96 episodes. In addition to casting series for tv and the web, she also casts talent for film and commercials.
Alex Goodman is a Talent Manager at Levity Entertainment Group where he works with artists ranging from rising comedians, actors, and writers, to nationally touring acts and comedy legends. Alex is a St. Louis native who has always possessed a strong passion for entertainment, and moved to Los Angeles with the intention of working with and developing comedy talent.
Experienced Talent Executive and Casting Director with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Drama, Comedy, Broadcasting, Video, Feature Films, and Film. Former EVP Talent and Casting, NBC Universal Television supervising all scripted casting and developing diversity initiatives for NBC Network.
Chuck Johnson is the owner / operator of Summit Comedy, Inc. which is now in its 20th year of business as one of the Nation’s Largest suppliers of Stand-up Comedy & Comedy Entertainment for Colleges/Universities, Corporate Events, Country Clubs, Cruise ships, Clubs & beyond.
Summit Comedy, Inc.
Laura Kramer is the Talent Coordinator for Funny Bone & Improv Comedy Clubs with 15 years of experience in the comedy industry. She works directly with Dave Stroupe (Stroupe Productions), overseeing booking for 16 comedy clubs nationally. Laura is from Chicago, Illinois and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.
Funny Bone Comedy Club
Brook Forest Entertainment, LLC is a Comedy Management and Development Company that represents Stand Up Comedians who are also Actors, Hosts and Comedy Writers. The principals also conduct comedy workshops and private coaching, seminars and corporate trainings to use humor in speeches, business and sales. The company is based in Los Angeles, California.
Brooke Forest, Ent.,
Brittainy Roberts is the VP of Casting at FOX Broadcasting Company. She Produces the FOX Night of Comedy Showcase for the Network which has featured such performers as Jerrod Carmichael, Ali Wong, Pete Davidson, Jermaine Fowler, Brent Morin, and Chris Redd to name a few.
PAROSEGARTEN MEDIA GROUP is a talent management and production company that works directly with stand up comedians, casting and influencers.