Improvised Standup: Holiday Edition

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Dec 29th 2021 9:45 pm
$10 | $9 student & senior* | $8.50 ArtsQuest Member Website 610-332-3378
Presented by: ArtsQuest
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Date(s) - Dec 29th 2021
9:45 pm

Fowler Blast Furnace Room


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Standups and improvisers from the Lehigh Valley and beyond will create standup comedy on the spot based on your suggestions!

Anthony DeSanctis


Anthony DeSanctis is ArtsQuest’s Cinema and Comedy Specialist and the Director of the Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival. He is a Penn State alum with a BA in Media Studies from the College of Communications. A true movie aficionado, Anthony has written and directed a few films as well. His film The Alley won Best Film at the Front House “Philm” Fest in Philadelphia in 2014. In his spare time, he enjoys improv comedy and has performed with The Associated Mess and as a member of the Improv Comedy Power Hour.


Addyson Teal


Addyson Teal is a multi-faceted Bethlehem-based performer, instructor, and producer/director. Serving as the Cinema & Comedy Coordinator at ArtsQuest, she has directed productions of A Golden Girls Drag Show, Lip Sync Battle, and I’m Probably Reading Into This, the latter being a game show that she devised and hosts. You can also see her onstage as the co-host of Improvised Standup at the ArtsQuest Center or with her improv team Synced Up; she previously was a member of the teams Period Drama and The Associated Mess. When Addyson isn’t working to make laughter happen, she’s onstage playing the fiddle with her Celtic band Fig for a Kiss, who released their first EP in 2019.