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Performer profile for Amanda Xeller

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Amanda Ariel “Peggy” Xeller is a comedian residing in New York City. Her solo work has been featured in the Sketch Republic, at L.I.T, Charm City Comedy, Dojo Comedy, was a part of the L.A. Scripted Comedy Festival, NYC Sketchfest, Philly Sketchfest, Lady Laughs Comedy Festival, and was named a “stand out” and “audience favorite” at Montreal Sketchfest ’15 by Mobtreal. She recently headlined the sketch night of Ladyfest.

Amanda produces Ringers, alongside Armando Diaz, as well as the annual Lady Sketch Lab at the Magnet Theater. She is a member of The Friendship Comedy Collective - a Brooklyn-based comedy group that puts up sketch shows, videos, and zines.

Amanda has studied comedy at the Magnet Theater, Annoyance NY, 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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