Player Spotlight: Brandon “Hey” Arnold

Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

In little over a decade Brandon Arnold has pretty much done it all at ComedySportz San Jose. At any given moment in that 10+ years you could find him as a Loyal Fan, a High School League member, a workshopper, an usher, Mr. Voice, a Player, a Referee, a High School League coach, an Adult […]

Player Spotlight: Derek “The Real” McCaw

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Derek McCaw hung out with all the founding ComedySportz players but couldn’t join because he still had a year left of UCLA. Upon his return, he cleverly tricked CSz San Jose owner Jeff Kramer into letting him take workshops by asking, “Hey, could I take workshops?” Later, Jeff counter-tricked Derek into becoming a player by […]

Player Spotlight: Brianne “Abbott and” Kostielney

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Brianne associates performing improv with throwing up. Let’s explain: She had serious stage fright for the first two years as a professional improviser, and would be nauseous just before shows. She would also consider escape plans on show days (“I wonder how much tickets to Hawaii are for tonight. This mosquito bite on my arm […]

Player Spotlight: Andy “Perspirant” Alder

Posted on 27. May, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Andy grew up in a tiny town in South Central Kansas, which you may also know as the middle of nowhere. He’s fluent in redneck and can drive a combine.** He attended college in Tulsa, OK and spent 12 years there before relocating to the Bay Area six years ago following grad school to work […]

ComedySportz San Jose Player Laura Lineback Becomes Free Agent

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture, News

On May 20, 2011, Laura Lineback “To the Future” became a free agent.  The heart-wrenching decision was made in order to accommodate her impending relocation to Los Angeles, Calif., which is following her graduation from San Francisco State University as an art major. The 29-year-old painter and Fremont native will be touring Europe on a two month […]

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 […]

Loyal Fanz - Our Second Harvest Food Bank collection barrel will be out at our front ticket counter in the lobby... http://t.co/ewbI3QPV