More about Ali:
Ali’s life changed when she started taking Improv classes at Theatre 99. She joined the company in 2010 and can’t remember life before the stage. You can see Ali in shows like Improv Riot, Smackdown, The Funny Bucket, Not Your Mama and Daddy, Spoons and Organized Chaos.
Ali is a graduate of the Theatre 99 training program and has studied at The Annoyance in Chicago. She has a background in education and is proud to be an instructor at Theatre 99.
More about Anna:
From across the land, Anna joins Theatre 99 after graduating and performing with teams from Finest City Improv. Singing about her day half the time, you can feel her passion for Improv! One of the best things that ever happened to Anna was the first time she said “Yes and…” to improv and she has been supporting herself and her fellow improvisers ever since. She has traveled the world from Japan to Maldives performing on stage, and has a background in Dance, Acting, and Education. One of her favorite moments on stage was when she played a wobbly-kneed grandfather on a journey with his granddaughter, searching for the illustrious Pearl of Youth! Was it hilarious? Maybe. Was it fun to do? Absolutely!
Take a look in the audience and you’ll likely find her husband Ray, chuckling softly with his “dimple, no dimple” smile.
More about Andy:
Andy Livengood came to Theatre 99 to see a friends show and became hooked on improv for life. He is a graduate of the Theatre 99 training program and has studied improv comedy at The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre (NY) and The Annoyance Theatre (Chicago). Since 2007 Andy has been a regular performer at Theatre 99, playing with the improv groups CATS HUGGING CATS, Clutch, and C.H.A.M.P.S. Andy has written for the sketch comedy groups Maximum Brain Squad, This is Chucktown, and Your Credit Limit. In 2010 he was voted Charleston’s Best Comic by the readers of the Charleston City Paper; an award he proudly displays at his mom’s house. Andy’s one man shows, The Christmas Will Be Televised (Winner Best Non Piccolo Spoleto Play of 2011) and Butcher Stories have been performed in shows up and down the east coast. Andy is also a regular performer at “Rip City” comedy shows and “Truth Is..” storytelling shows.
More about Brandy:
As a founder of The Have Nots! Comedy Improv Company (1995) and Theatre 99 (2000), Brandy has performed in over 1,500 Have Nots! shows with Greg and Timmy in 26 states and is a Co-Producer of Piccolo Fringe and The Charleston Comedy Festival.
She is a proud member of Mary Kay Has a Posse, Neckprov, Full Love Throttle, Hot Pants, Little Miss Codependent, Shattering Pearls and loves performing with all of the T99 ensemble members every week.
She received a B.A. in Theatre and Speech from The University of South Carolina and is Theatre 99’s Co-Artistic Director.
She is happily married to Sean, the cute guy in the booth.
More about Greg:
Greg started The Have Nots! with Brandy and some other friends in 1995. He co-founded Theatre 99 with Brandy and Timmy in 2000 and has been improvising since 1985. He wrote the curriculum taught in Theatre 99’s training program and gets as much out of teaching as he does from being on stage. He has a BFA in acting from USC and an MFA in directing from the Univ. of Nebraska, but still has nightmares that he never finished high school. When he is not acting or directing he is hanging out with his best friend and wife Sara.
More about Josh:
As a graduate of Clemson University’s Architecture program, using his imagination and vision to create his “world” (whether physical or imaginary) has always come naturally to Josh. Upon joining Theatre 99’s Training Program as a way to break the monotony of the “real world,” Josh discovered an invaluable outlet to create and was immediately enthralled. Armed with a new found confidence and insatiable appetite to perform, Josh has sought every opportunity to improve as an actor/improviser and has also performed with other theaters locally, including several roles with the Footlight Players, Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre and Threshold Repertory Theatre. He has never looked back.
Josh became a company member in 2013 and is constantly surprised and amazed at the talent and support around him. Improv has taught him so many life lessons about the “real world” he was initially trying to escape.
More about Lily:
Lily wishes she was like Jess in New Girl but she’s actually more of a Winston. She’s also a Carrie, a Phoebe, and a Ted Mosby.
More about Meredith:
Meredith has a B.A. in Production Studies in Performing Arts with a concentration in Theatre, and minor in Film Studies from Clemson University. Her college summers were spent in NYC where she attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting Summer Conservatory and worked as a Casting Intern for Telsey + Company. Upon graduating from Clemson University, she realized her true passion is in comedy and made the official move to NYC. There she studied at The PIT and cut her teeth in stand-up comedy at venues such as Gotham Comedy Club. She eventually returned to her roots in SC and became a company member at Theatre 99 where she now does what she loves most – create comedy with others through improvisation! She enjoys taking her passion on the road and has performed in comedy improv festivals such as the UCB Del Close Marathon, Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, and Atlanta Improv Festival. She is so thankful to be a part of the warm and welcoming family at Theatre 99 and looks forward to the many more years of fun and laughter to come!