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Meet our three talented instructors. Each with decades of experience to draw from, and specific strengths to help you become a working stand-up.

Michael Pelazza


Andrew Kennedy


Jean Wescott


Michael (Motts) Pelazza has been performing comedy for over 40 years. Featured on "Impractical Jokers," he has performed at Catch A Rising Star, Caroline’s in NYC,
The Westchester Broadway Theatre, The Bolton Center, and the Stress Factory.
Motts has performed with The Players and Comedy Express sketch and improv groups.
Motts has taught improv classes at Curtain Curtain, The Palace Theatre in Stamford Ct, and schools.

Andrew developed, produced, and starred in his very own television pilot for CBS. His "Comedy Central Presents..." comedy special was voted one of the network's top twenty. He has appeared (twice) at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and shared the stage with Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony at Lincoln Center. Most recently, he recorded his DryBar comedy special in Provo, Utah.


Jean graduated from writing song parodies for her singing telegram company to becoming one of the top five writers at Comedywire, an online comedy writing resource with thousands of members. Dabbled in standup yet found her true passion was writing and creating show concepts that incorporated humor. She is the creator and producer of the upcoming "The Big Little Film Show," soon to be released later this year.

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