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Amanda Xeller

Performer, Writer, Alligator

Bio

Amanda Ariel “Peggy” Xeller is a writer, improviser, and clown residing in New York City. Her solo work has been featured in the Sketch Republic, was a part of the 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. She sits in with Dim Wit on Thursdays at the Annoyance Theatre. She co-heads the annual Lady Sketch Lab and co-produces Ringers at the Magnet Theater.

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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