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Amanda Xeller

Performer, Writer, Alligator


Amanda Ariel "Peggy" Xeller is a writer, improviser, and clown residing in New York City. She co-heads the annual Lady Sketch Lab and co-produces Ringers at the Magnet Theater. She has improvised with several Megawatt Teams and was a part of TimeOut Chicago pick and highly-traveled house sketch team Baby Shoes. Her solo show, Peggylouloulouloulou, has been a part of the Sketch Republic, L.A. Scripted Comedy Festival, Ladyfest, NYC Sketchfest, Philly Sketchfest, and was named a “stand out” and “audience favorite” at Montreal Sketchfest ’15 by Mobtreal.

Amanda has studied comedy at the Magnet Theater, Annoyance BK, Upright Citizen's Brigade, Movement Theater, Barrow Group, and with Complicité in London, England. She's an alumna of the National Theater Institute. Amanda also holds a BA in Theatre from Fairfield University where she received The Award for Outstanding Service to the Theater Arts Program for her achievements and pursuits in improv.

Amanda grew up across the street from an alligator filled bayou in Houston, Texas. She wishes she could sing like Justin Hawkins.

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