ComedySportz Welcomes Castro Valley High School

Posted on 01. May, 2011 by in Blog

This weekend, CSz San Jose team was excited to host and perform alongside the winning team from the Northern California ComedySportz High School League Tournament: Castro Valley High. The tournament, now in it’s 8th year, awards 1st, 2nd and 3rd place to teams that demonstrate their skillz in improv, ComedySportz games, and, of course, teamwork. […]

Player Spotlight: Omar “Kareem” Abdullah

Posted on 18. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Omar grew up in Calcutta, India and moved to California in January 2006. During his time at Irvington High School, Omar was introduced to ComedySportz San Jose through his friend who needed help on a school project. They put together an improv show with the training of CSz veteran Scott Schroder. After graduating high school […]

Player Spotlight: Kevin “Shaquille” O’Shea

Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Kevin Patrick Francis O’Shea is a NorCal native, born & raised in San Francisco. He holds both American & Irish citizenship, which means he has two passports and has a hidden pot of gold. He’s also a colossal ‘tech geek’ and is over 40 years old, which means he understands Twitter but doesn’t see the point […]

ComedySportz San Jose Player Amber Jene Becomes Free Agent

Posted on 05. Mar, 2011 by in CSz Culture, News

On March 4th, 2011, at the 9 p.m. show,  the ComedySportz San Jose team bid a tearful farewell to player Amber Jene as she made her move into free agent territory.  The 22 year-old Newark darling  has executed the highly strategic transition to Los Angeles, where she plans to explore more of the world in […]

Player Spotlight: Kim “She’ll Be Here All” Weeks

Posted on 04. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Kim “She’ll Be Here All” Weeks began her improv career back in 2003 when she moved to Chicago to study at The Second City and iO theaters. However, it wasn’t until 2006 when she moved to New York City that she joined the ComedySportz family.  After relocating to the Bay Area just a few months […]

Player Spotlight: Chris “Don’t Squeeze the” Scharmen

Posted on 25. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

As a San Jose native, Chris has probably lived in San Jose longer than any other CSz player. During his college years, he stumbled across (what was then) a brand new San Jose show called ComedySportz. “It was love at first sight!” He returned to the shows again and again, each time bringing more people […]

Did You Hear the People Laugh? – Our Newest Musical Ending!

Posted on 20. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, News

ComedySportz San Jose is home to some pretty cool things – in addition to boasting the most nerds per capita (Silicon Valley pride!), we have been known for our unique musical endings.  In the past 23 years, the SJ team has paid tribute to Loyal Fanz by treating them to various musical endings after every […]

Player Spotlight Friday: Cole “Too Big For His” Bridges

Posted on 18. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Cole Bridges started ComedySportz through the ComedySportz High School League in 2005.  He lives in San Jose and is a Senior at San Jose State University studying history.  Other hobbies include preaching useless historical factoids and hanging out with his two dogs, a beagle and a Labrador, when they are in town.  Cole hopes to […]

Player Spotlight Friday: Courtney “Let Me See That” Pong

Posted on 11. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Courtney Pong started doing improv when her junior college theatre professor told her “…this might be more your speed” after seeing her suffer through her 3rd, class required monologue – She never went back to theatre. You’re welcome. She auditioned for ComedySportz at a sister location in Modesto, CA and was cast in the main […]

ComedySportz takes it to the Decision Makers

Posted on 10. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, Corporate, News

This week I had the opportunity to teach a ComedySportz teambuilding workshop to Junior League of San Jose, an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The mission? To improve communication, increase their effectiveness working as […]

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