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Diversity Higher Comedy is an ethnically diverse, Los Angeles based improv and sketch comedy group. The seven members met in 2019 as recipients of the NBC Universal Second City Hollywood Bob Curry Diversity Fellowship.


During a global pandemic, they'd meet weekly on Zoom to stay creatively connected. Bits turned into, jokes, jokes turned into ideas, ideas turned into a web series. The Corona Quarantine forced many improv schools to teach online with varying technical issues, but one thing held true. Humor. Improv is always a saving grace.


Please join this collective of robust, inventive, and distinct individuals who are committed to elevating awareness and consciousness by satirizing racial inequality, social issues, and the idiosyncrasies of human behavior. We bring you "Saved By The Improv." Diversity Higher Comedy Cast: Bobby August Jr., Josephine Leffner, Oscar Ramirez, Rosena Cornet, Teri Gamble, Tiwana Floyd, and Tress Glenn.

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Hapalarious is a 3-woman sketch comedy and improv team representing the mixed Asian and Pacific Islander lifestyle. Hapalarious Cast: Jennifer Dezell, Josephine Leffner, and Chloe Madriaga. 

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No Shoes Allowed is an Asian American sketch comedy and improv group born from the Second City Hollywood. They are creators and producers of the web series "HOMEWORK." No Shoes Allowed Cast: Ron Song, Josephine Leffner, Kit DeZolt, Grace Li, Jose Acain, Jeanne Lau, Takaaki Hirakawa, and Bryan Philip Cruz. 

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