Tamale is a stand-up comedian and interdisciplinary performer who splits her time between Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. She also travels internationally with her fierce eyebrows. Voted runner-up for Chicago’s Best Stand Up Comedian, Tamale is a regular at The Laugh Factory, Zanies Comedy Clubs, and countless local and national showcases. She’s been featured in numerous national Comedy festivals, including Gilda’s Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Sketchfest, and the Cleveland Comedy Festival. Tamale has also been featured internationally, performing at comedy clubs like The Pint and the Comedy Cellar in Dublin, Ireland, and in festivals like the Dublin Lesbian Arts Festival, where she was the International Guest of Honor. She travels the world far and wide as a comedian and gender performer, co-producing the internationally touring gender performance group, the Windy City Blenders.
Los Angeles based openly gay comedian, Akeem Woods, is the funny little brother you always “never” wanted. His comedy style will have you on the edge of your seat reeling from laughter. No topic is safe from discussion, whether it be the KKK or the hardships of growing up poor. He performs at clubs all over the country including Comedy Bar (Chicago), Comedy Corner underground (Minnesota), Royals comedy theater (Minnesota), Denver Improv, and Orlando Improv to name a few and has worked with comedy stalwarts like Mia Jackson, Preacher Lawson, Tone Bell , and J.B. Ball.