Amanda XellerPerformer, Writer, Alligator
Amanda Ariel "Peggy" Xeller is a writer, improviser, and clown residing in New York City. She is a writer-performer with Sketch House Team Baby Shoes (Montreal Sketchfest '14 and '15, Big-Little Comedy Fest, BCAF, NYCSF, Philly Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest) and co-heads the annual Lady Sketch Lab at the Magnet Theater. She assistant directed Company 29, has improvised with several Megawatt teams, and directs independent and solo sketch. Her solo show, Peggylouloulouloulou, has performed at the L.A. Scripted Comedy Festival and was named a "stand out" and "audience favorite" at Montreal Sketchfest '15 by Mobtreal.
Amanda has studied comedy at the Magnet Theater, Upright Citizen's Brigade, Movement Theater, Barrow Group, and with Complicité in London, England. She 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. She is also an alumna of the National Theater Institute.
Amanda hails originally from Houston, Texas where she lived across the street from an alligator infested bayou and a short 10 minute bike ride away from the legendary space cows of NASA. She wishes she could sing like Justin Hawkins.
Contact her at email@example.com. Yeah dude!