Vanessa Gonzalez & Friends
Vanessa Gonzalez (Verified Stand-Up Netflix, Comedy Central Presents, Entre Nos HBO) brings her brand new show on the road with friends in tow.
Vanessa Gonzalez is originally from Laredo, Texas. She started comedy in Austin in 2009 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 Montreal’s 2017 Just For Laughs Festival. Subsequently, she created and starred in a web series called “Ms. Vanessa” for Mas Mejor, a digital platform that is part of Lorne Michael’s company Broadway Video. She has been featured on TruTV’s “Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks,” HBO Latino’s “Entre Nos,” and her half-hour “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents” special premiered on Oct. 18th, 2019. Vanessa has been touring with Chelsea Handler since 2022 and was recently featured in the Netflix special Verified Stand-Up in 2023.
Micheal Foulk is a non-binary queer comedian, writer, educator, and community organizer thriving in Oakland, California. Micheal has been featured on the SF Sketchfest, Crom Comedy Festival, Moontower, OUTsider Festival, Frontera Fest, Austin Sketchfest, and Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival. They are the co-creator of the LGBTQ+ storytelling show Greetings, from Queer Mountain and the film screening series Queer Film Theory 101 produced in collaboration with Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas. Micheal has been featured in the films Meet Me There and Zero Charisma and can be seen in seasons 1 and 2 of the PBS show Stand Up Empire. Micheal’s essays and articles have been published in Slate, VICE, Intomore, and TimeOut Magazine.
Jessica Hong has performed improv, sketch, musical comedy, and stand-up at festivals like Limestone Comedy Festival, FunFunFun Fest, and Memphis Comedy Festival. She was a cast member of Chicago’s legendary Lincoln Lodge and is currently trying to figure out how much energy to devote to leaving the house.