Sydney Davis Jr. Jr.

Sydney Davis Jr. Jr. is one of the producers of Chicago Underground Comedy (Tuesdays at 9:30, 2100 West Belmont), and is about to celebrate her 8th year performing stand up comedy. She’s also: the Illustator of a comic strip, a kickboxing instructor, and banned from NBC studios Chicago for reasons she still cannot legally disclose.

Phyllis Porche

Phyllis Porche

Phyllis Porché grew up on the south side of Chicago and is a writer, storyteller, teacher, and fiber artist. She is a Moth StorySlam winner and has told stories at Literate Ape, First Person Live, This Much is True, and other live lit events.  Phyllis also writes fiction and she believes the best stories come from the absurdities […]

Calle Hack

Calle Hack is a producer and copywriter for a toy company during the day and dabbles in freelance writing by night. She has written for satire sites, Reductress and Whiskey Journal, beauty and lifestyle sites, xovain and The Establishment, and journal articles that took her far too long to complete for some other publications. She is a […]

Jillian Erickson

JILLIAN ERICKSON is a producer, director, writer, performer and pain in the ass… and not necessarily in that order… Jillian explores the themes of identity, compassion and mental health with an intensity and humor that is uniquely her own. Erickson is co-producer of Loose Chicks, and is the co-producer/director of the long running BEAST WOMEN. She […]

Roberta Miles

ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70’s and her life’s indiscretions and romantic regrets. Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has […]

Lindsay Porter

Lindsay has been writing, acting, teaching and directing in Chicago for over 20 years.

She’s told stories with Story Sessions, True Story and Tellin’ Tales. Her plays and monologues have been performed at Trap Door, Chicago Dramatists, Organic, Running with Scissors, and Collaboraction in Chicago and at Live Girls in Seattle and Riverside Theatre in Iowa.

She currently teaches creative writing and acting at the Lake County Jail.