Angel City Improv Cast

Corinne Chooey (Showrunner, Angel City Improv)
Corinne is originally from San Francisco and studied at The American Conservatory Theater, East West Players Conservatory, and UCLA's School of TFT. She began her improv training at The Groundlings and Cold Tofu Improv. She is an improv graduate of UCB and the Pack Theater, where she was on the Decon house team. A past participant in Fox Television’s Diversity Writers Program, Corinne completed the sketch comedy program at ACME and was a weekly performing company member for over three years. She is a proud Company Member of The Pack Theater, Company of Angels and Sacred Fools. Check out her recent projects at / IG: corinnechooey
Sean Michael Boozer (Co-Producer, Angel City Improv / Director, ACI Improv and ACI Sketch Teams)
Sean Michael Boozer is a professional SAG-AFTRA Actor/Director/Writer/Teacher with a strong background in improv as well as scripted material, improv background includes IOWest, Second City, UCB and The Groundlings. Sean Michael Boozer has been Head Writer, Director and performer in sketch shows at UCB, The Second City, iOWest and The Pack.
Nakasha Norwood (Co-Producer, Angel City Improv)
Nakasha is originally from Des Moines, IA, but has lived in FL, VA and NY before setting down in CA. She began to develop her interest in performing while a student at Virginia Tech. Upon graduating, she made her way to New York City and began to study acting at Stella Adler Studio of Acting. It was there that she got her first taste of improv and loved it! She continued her studies in acting and improv at Atlantic Acting School. She performed in several off-off Broadway shows, including Convention/Atlantic Theater Company, The C Word/Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Acceptance/Sundog Theatre, Criminal Hearts/Stella Adler Studios and The Women/Stella Adler Studios. Once Nakasha moved to Los Angeles, she immediately got involved in Company of Angels. She performed in the company’s LA Views X: Sanctuary, Short Play Festival: TomorrowLAnd, and Wing’s project: Solidarity Is A Four Letter Word. She’s also been in other projects, including Dracula/New Hollywood Theater Company, We Breathe/Willie Agee Playhouse and the short film Door Post/Screenland Entertainment. Nakasha is excited to be a member of Angel City Improv.
Elizabeth Covarrubias (Co-Producer, Angel City Improv / Director, ACI Stand-up Team)
Elizabeth is a Mexican born, Los Ángeles raised - Puerto Rican style, Actor & Comedian. Has been a Company of Angels member for a couple of years and has performed in several of their productions. Her resume includes many Theater, Film and TV credits. She performs Stand-Up throughout Los Ángeles. She is currently moonlighting as a Face-Mask-Maker to help reduce the spread of mask-at-a-time. Stay safe!
Bonnie He (Director, ACI Clown Team)
Bonnie He is an actor, improvisor and award-winning clown. She was in the short film, "The New Empress," with Maggie Gyllenhaal, and is on a Second City Hollywood house improv team, Excelsior! Her award-winning clown show, Terrible Show for Terrible People, won the Craziest Solo Show award at the inaugural Crazy Woke Asians Solo Performance Festival. Her show toured from Second City Hollywood's Diversity in Comedy Festival to The Brick's NY Clown Theatre Festival. #TerribleShow was selected to be in Orlando Fringe's Winter Mini-Fest 2022, a curated theater experience. Bonnie He joined Company of Angels's teaching staff as a clowning instructor in 2022.
Fernando Sanchez (Performer, ACI Stand-up Team)
Karla Espino (Performer, ACI Stand-up Team)
Frankie Estrella (Performer, ACI Stand-up Team)
Joe Felix (Performer, ACI Stand-up Team)
Eric Carthen (Performer, ACI Improv)
Current Impro Theatre Comapny Member, Eric Carthen is from Highland, CA and is an Actor, Improvisor, and Storyteller. He has done Improv and Sketch at Impro Theatre, California Lutheran Improv Troupe, and Second City Hollywood. Through all the plays, short films, shows, and auditions; progress and the enjoyment of the work is what gets him through. Life Motto: "Live and be a blessing unto someone else."
Eric Chad Ho (Performer, ACI Improv)
Eric peaked when he starred in his 6th grade musical, playing the titular character Tumbleweeds. Now, he is thrilled do 2prov with Kim & Eric, and performs at Mach Improv weekly. He is also an advocate for Queer Crush (@queercrushclimbing).
Michael Lovato (Performer, ACI Improv)
Shaun Landry (Performer, ACI Improv)
Originally from Chicago, Shaun Landry is the CEO and founder of the Non-Profit organization The Ledge Theatre in Los Angeles representing voices of color in theatre. Shaun is the other side of the improv and sketch duo Landry and Summers with improviser (and husband) Hans Summers, founded the first African American Theatre Improv and Sketch Ensemble Oui Be Negroes, co-founded The San Francisco Improv Festival, Essence Improv, OUTe, and created The San Francisco Improv Alliance. Other Ensemble works includes San Francisco's African American Shakespeare, Chicago's Second City Second Children's and Touring Theatre, Playback Theatre Midwest and Geese Theatre Company who does drama therapy in prisons and correctional facilities both nationally and internationally. Trained at Columbia College Chicago along with The Second City, Ms. Landry had taught theatre all over the world at theatres, Universities and Festivals. She is currently the core level three teacher at The Pack Theatre Los Angeles. On television and film Shaun has been seen in Milk with Sean Penn as activist Gwenn Craig, Read You Like A Book with Danny Glover The Series Old Dogs New Tricks, Transparent and recently comedically as a faux blues musician on the show To Tell The Truth. Shaun has been improvising with Hans Summers since 1986 and married to him since Valentines Day 1991. She considers this relationship the biggest achievement of her life. Ms. Landry also had a real hard time writing this in the third person and finds it more and more difficult as she gets older. She asks you to go to or do a google search on her entire life.
Fernando Funes (Performer, ACI Improv)
Fernando A. Funes is a big brown man who loves comedy, and he’s been doing it for nearly 10 years as a writer, performer, and director. A graduate of UC Berkeley, he has studied improv and sketch at Endgames Improv, Spectacles Improv Engine, and The Pack Theater. Fernando has performed in hundreds of improv shows in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County, and even South America. He has worked very heavily with Spectacles Improv Engine and The Improv Collective in Orange County as player, producer, mentor, director, and community leader. Fernando performs with the Pack House Sketch Team “Nightchurch” every 3rd Sunday of the month at 8pm. He also performs on “Snack City” every Monday Night at 8pm for Rude Mondays, the weekly showcase for Pack House Improv Teams. A copywriter by day, you can follow Fernando on instagram @fernandoafunes where he publishes a poem everyday. If you need to contact Fernando directly, you can email him at [email protected]