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Exceeding Expectations

We are proud of many of our alum who have continued successful careers in the improv, TV, and film industry!

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Known for playing Pete Devon in the Netflix series Bonding (2019) and Heather Duke in the Paramount Network series Heathers (2018), Brendan sent 4 years with us at The Titanic Players at Northwestern University.

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Britt Lower was with our collegiate organization, The Titanic Players. Lower had recurring role as technology expert Tanya Sitkowsky in the 2011 series, Unforgettable. In 2015, she began what's considered her breakout role in the FXX comedy series Man Seeking Woman, portraying Liz Greenberg, the sister of the main protagonist. Lower was signed for a recurring role in the Hulu original series Casual in season 2, as Sarah Finn. She has also appeared in commercials for Verizon.

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Dan is known for his writing for Drop The Mic and and as a teacher and actor with Story Pirates. He was also with team Old Tom Jar from Northwestern University for 4 years where his team won the 2008 College Improv Tournament. Dan went on to perform with teams Frank Frank and Tricky Mickey as well as becoming an OGM coach and Associate Artistic Director.

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Devin has appeared in both comedic and dramatic roles in Netflix's Orange is the New Black and Comedy Central's The Other Two and CBS's Tommy. Devin performed with our Titanic Players at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

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Dewayne's writing credits include: NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Netflix's The Break with Michelle Wolf, the WGA Awards, The Webbys, the Amber Ruffin Show, and the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner, in which a joke he wrote was listed as one of The New Yorker's "Best Jokes of 2018." Dewayne is a member of the award-winning comedy collective 3Peat, whose Comedy Central digital short, "The Blackening," written by Dewayne, went viral with more than 15 million views. Dewayne spent 2 years with us at The Titanic Players from University of Illinois in Chicago.

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Esther plays Maya on the critically acclaimed series Crazy Ex Girlfriend. Other recent television appearances include Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Love, and Parks and Recreation. Povitsky also survived several rounds of 2015's Last Comic Standing (season 9), drawing praise from judge Rosanne Barr. She spent 2 years with us at The Titanic Players from the University of Illinois in Champagne.

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Jaboukie is best known for being the newest correspondent on the Daily Show. He has performed stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and recently taped his half hour for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. Jaboukie can be seen on the current season of HBO’s Crashing. Previously, Jaboukie was a staff writer on Netflix’s American Vandal and Big Mouth. Jaboukie spent 4 years with us in the Titanic Players at Depaul University.

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Jen is best known for her writing credits on Workaholics and Cougartown. Jen was with us for 4 years at The Titanic Players and was on Team Daddy Mags when they won the College Improv Tournament in 2010.

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Jessica is a writer and actress, known for Green Screen Adventures (2007), Sesame Street (1969) and Mermaid Down (2019) winning a Daytime Emmy. Jessica was with us for 4 yeard at The Titanic PLayers at Northwestern University

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Jessica can be seen regularly performing at UCB with the musical improv teams Magic to Do and Baby Wants Candy. Her TV credits include Comedy Bang! Bang! and Adam Ruins Everything while her voice credits include Cartoon Netwrok, Netflix, and Amazon. Jess was with us at The Titanic Players at Northwestern University for 4 years.

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Kelly O'Sullivan is an actress and writer, known for Saint Frances (2019), Sirens (2014) and Ladies' Night (2017). She was also a 4 year member of The Titanic Players from Northwestern University.

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Most recently, Laura served as head writer on Comedy Central’s “Jordan Klepper Solves Guns” and debuted her series “Ex-Girlfiend,” which won the TruTV development award at the New York Television Fest. She was also a member of Second City's ETC stage. Her pilot “House of Delta” (written with Megan Stein) was bought by Universal Cable Productions. Laura was with us at The Titanic Players at Northwestern University for 4 years.

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With us since our founding, Aiden Johnson is one of our veteran members. As Secretary-Treasurer, they bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Mike Castle is best known for his lead in the new Netflix series, Brews Brothers, created by accomplished producers and writers Greg and Jeff Schaffer. Mike was also a 4 year member of The Titanic Players from University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana.

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Peter is known for Stuff You Should Know (2013), Tickle Monsters ARE Robots! (2010) and Search Party (2016) and a commercial or two. He was also the Head of the Training Center of the Magnet Theater in NY. Peter was with us in The Titanic Players at Northwestern University for 4 years.

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Voted best stand-up comedian by the Chicago Reader in 2016, Sarah became the newest featured player for Saturday Night Live in 2022. She was 4 year member of our Titanic Players at Northwestern University.

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Actress, comedian and writer who rose to fame as Betsy Putch on the first two seasons of the FOX sitcom The Mindy Project. She is also a writer for the Comedy Central series Workaholics and the Netflix series Master of None. Zoe was with us for 2 years at The Titanic Players at Northwestern University.

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