2019 Trill Comedy Festival
October 3-6, 2019
The trillest comedy fest in the universe…
Make sure to check out Trill Comedy Festival - our yearly celebration of improv, stand up, and sketch comedy from across the nation! Since 2013, we have welcomed wide array of new and exciting talent for Houston to enjoy.
Vanessa Gonzalez - Standup
Vanessa Gonzalez is originally from Texas and was voted “Best Stand-up Comic” in the Austin Chronicle before her recent move to Los Angeles. She was a breakout as one of the New Faces of the 2017 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and subsequently created and starred in a webseries called “Ms. Vanessa” for Mas Mejor, a digital platform that is part of Lorne Michael’s company Broadway Video. She was recently featured on TruTV’s “Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks” and has a half hour stand-up special for Comedy Central and a short special on HBO Latino airing in 2019. Vanessa has also performed at a variety of comedy festivals including SXSW, High Plains, Moontower, and Big Sky Comedy Festival.
White Women - Improv
White Women is an improv team based in Los Angeles. Formed after meeting at the UCB Black History Month Show in 2013, this team has been featured at theaters all over Los Angeles–including UCB, Second City Hollywood, IO West, House of Blues, and The Clubhouse. White Women are also proud to be 5 time UCB Cagematch Champions.
Members of White Women can be seen performing at Upright Citizens Brigade’s Harold night and outside of UCB performing on stage with Story Pirates, IO West House Sketch Teams, on TV in various shows and commercials, or hosting the long running LA indie improv show Tuesday Night Thunder, One Love Improv, and The Local.