Kathleen Puls Andrade
Has been a professional actor/voiceover/ improviser in Chicago for the past fifteen years. She appears regularly in habit at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago. She is a member of SAG, AFTRA, and has several on-camera credits, plus numerous voiceovers for radio and television. Her one-woman show, Journey to the Center of the Uterus, is a hilarious look at the conception industry. She has performed with Apple Tree Theatre, Strawdog, Lifeline, Chicago and Minneapolis Improv Festivals, Chicago Comedy Company, Playground Improv Theatre, Hiatus in New York City, and with the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She also created and produced the National Funny Women Fest 2000. In addition to teaching at Second City in Chicago, she has taught improv workshops for many others.
Lives in Naperville and has performed a number of years with Get Away With Murder, Murder Mystery Players, and the Mystery Shop. She played Edie, the bride's mother, in the locally produced "Patsy's Bridal Shower". She has appeared in commercials, films, and television. She attended Catholic schools and remembers Sister Paul Mary as the toughest nun she has ever run across, but of course Lisa was always the good girl and never got whacked.
Michelle Renee Thompson
Grew up in Columbus, Ohio in a very Catholic community where two things were important: Mass and Ohio State Football. She has lived and performed in Chicago for many years, working with a variety of companies, including Chicago Actors Ensemble, Touchstone Theatre and Bailiwick Repertory. She is a founding member of Corn Productions, where she has performed in, directed, choreographed and written several plays. She also performs stand up comedy and has appeared in the independent film, “Never”. Michelle has a BFA in Theatre with a Dance Minor, from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. She has also studied at The Second City Conservatory, in Chicago. She would like to thank her family for their constant love and support!
Appeared as a variety of southern characters in the Tennessee Williams spoof, “Dysfunctional Dixie Christmas,” which Vicki produced in Milwaukee and Chicago. Andrea is thrilled to rejoin the group for another holiday show! She is a member of the sketch comedy/improv group, The Show, which has performed at various Milwaukee venues. She has also worked with Noble Fools Productions (Flanagan's Wake), Sunset Playhouse (Switch Witch, and Goodnight, Lulu), and in Seattle with Unexpected Productions, Greenstage, and Theatersports. She has directed numerous children's shows with North Shore Academy of the Arts and also participates in Milwaukee's 24- and 48-hour film festivals.