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©2017 by Emily Skyle Designs. 

THE COMEDY COLLECTIVE

MEET

THE TEAM

EMILY SKYLE

CHAIRMAN

A former News Anchor turned Television Personality, Emily Skyle spent 9 years developing her comedy skills on the Chicago stages of Second City and iO. Whether she’s hosting a travel show, writing quirky screenplays, taking a short lived spin as a Home Shopping Host, or stepping behind the camera as an award winning Director – you can always count on her to bring her refreshing perspective to the table. She is beyond excited to finally have a career that allows her to eat carbs. 

STACY JOHNSON

VICE-PRESIDENT
VICE-PRESIDENT

For more than 20 years, Stacy Johnson has made a name for herself as an actress, Director and all-around funny girl known for her unique approach to both Stand-up and Improv comedy. If there was an Olympic Event for being a hotdog loving, cute and awkward human - she would take home the gold. Stacy is the Director of the Comedy Collective's Sketch Division.

MARKI HO

SECRETARY

Marki Ho is a short girl with big dreams. She has over 10 years experience as a local actress, vocalist, comedian and Panda lover - seriously, she cried when she found out they were finally removed from the endangered species list. 

Marki Ho is a short girl with big dreams. She has over 10 years experience as a local actress, vocalist, comedian and Panda lover - seriously, she cried when she found out they were finally removed from the endangered species list. 

JOSEPH GARTON

JOSEPH GARTON

CURRICULUM DIRECTOR / BOARD MEMBER

Licensed educator, improv comedian, poet, artist, and factotum, Joseph Garton acts as the curriculum director for

the Comedy Collective.

CHRIS DANIELS

PRESIDENT

Christopher Daniels is an award-winning actor, Improv Performer, Director, Playwright and Comedic Preacher.

In 2014, Chris was selected to be the  Managing Director for the Good Luck Macbeth Theater Company, located in

Reno's popular Mid-Town district.  In edition to lending his comedic talents to the Comedy Collective, he also serves 

as the Head Writer and Director of our popular

Murder Theater Division  

AMANDA ALVEY

FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER

Amanda Alvey is an actor, Director and comedian. She sits on the Board of Directors as Vice President of the Good Luck Macbeth Theater Company.  Her goal in life is to host a dinner party with Tina Fey, Adele, Meryl Streep, Beyonce and Neil Diamond - just so people will spend the whole night asking, "Why Neil Diamond?"

DAVID GORMLEY

TREASURER

David Gormley has over 10 years of Improv experience, including coaching and hosting workshops throughout the country. When he's not on stage, he can be found running several successful businesses, staring at his gorgeous wife or reading Douglas Adams by firelight to his newborn daughter.

IAN SORENSEN

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR / BOARD MEMBER

Ian Sorensen is a radio personality, theatre actor, sketch writer, improv performer, and pop culture junkee. He helps manage various media, social and otherwise, for the Comedy Collective.