Tagged with Kristen Studard

Essay Fiesta Around Town (and Beyond)

Hi Essay Fiesta fans! If you can’t bare to only see Keith and Alyson do their thing once a month, fret not. The duo frequently perform throughout this fair city and beyond. In fact, Keith just performed at the 43rd Annual Chicago Biggest Liar Contest. Although he lost to formidable opponents Kristen Studard and Don … Continue reading

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Essay Fiesta Announces June Line-Up

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Our June line-up has shaped up to be an eclectic mix of extraordinary talent. Mark your calendars for June 20 at 7 p.m. and prepare to have your socks completely wowed off. Essay Fiesta is proud to welcome: Actor, writer and director Jason Economus . . . . Story Club producer … Continue reading

Get To Know Kristen Studard

Hello Essay Fiesta fans! Just a few days until our end-of-year Essay Fiesta extravaganza! We are pleased as Christmas party punch to welcome back Kristen Studard to our show. As you may recall, Kristen last told the story of a goat…a suicidal goat. Who knows what quirky true-life tale she’ll pull from her zany past … Continue reading

Reading Shows Galore!

December is not just the holiday season, tis the season of readings! Essay Fiesta is producing two amazing shows this month that are not to be missed! This Friday Alyson and Keith will be reading some truly horrific holiday tales in “Holidays Are Hell.” The show is produced by the Chicago Story Collective, a superhero … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Loves Threadless

Who doesn’t love a Threadless t-shirt?! Quirky, smart, arty, well-fitting and original, Threadless tee’s deliver the fashion goods. And here at Essay Fiesta, Threadless (via alum Kristen Studard) have been incredibly generous, donating a multitude of gift certificates to our raffle…making it tee-rrific!! So, if you’re down with Threadless, get out to the Museum of … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Says Get To Know Kristen Studard

You know how Essay Fiesta always gives away cool prizes? You know how we give away Threadless gift certificates? Well, you have Kristen Studard to thank for that. And guess what? She’s reading at this next Essay Fiesta! Besides being a member of Threadless’ kick-ass marketing team, Kristen is an amazingly talented improviser. She’s done … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces August Line-Up

School’s going to be back in session soon. If you’re looking to get your learn on a little early, then you should check out our August 16th installment of Essay Fiesta. The line-up is chock full of comedians. We got all kinds of funny people, from stand-ups to improvisers to a highly intelligent ape from … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reader Profile: Bryan Bowden

Bryan Bowden is a manly mountain man who hails from North Carolina. Legend has it, he caught a bear with his bare hands and rode it cross-country to Chicago. That legend is probably false. Currently Bowden is a stand-up comic. He performs regularly around town. Bowden also has a gift for teaching. He currently is … Continue reading