AZN POP! IS A SATIRICAL K-POP BAND
AND AN ALL-ASIAN SKETCH COMEDY TEAM.
AzN PoP! created and wrote the critically acclaimed concert parody, “AzN PoP! Live in Concert!” which successfully ran at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City for 8 months. Other live show credits include: Joe’s Pub (off-Broadway), IFC showcase, SF SketchFest, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA, headlining NYC SketchFest, Boston Women in Comedy Festival, Second City LA, and more.
About the cast
Anna is an actor/comedian and a Japanese/Jew, a true Jap Jap. She has performed stand-up all over NYC and at festivals across the country. She was a performer in the ABC/Disney Talent Showcase 2016. Anna has appeared in TV shows including "She's Gotta Have It" by Spike Lee, "High Maintenance," "Younger," "Orange is the New Black," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Crashing," and national commercials. She is the co-creator of Japandering, a comedic web series shot in Tokyo.
Maya is an actor and comedian in NYC. Maya performs as an actor on Maude Night, and as "Brown Rice" on AzN PoP!, her all Asian musical pop group. She's studied at the UCBT since 2008, studying improv, musical improv, sketch, and characters. Maya recently won first place in the NBC/UCB diversity showcase doing characters. Maya has been featured on Elite Daily, Nick Mom and Funny or Die. She also works part-time as a general dentist (not a joke), and is represented by Innovative Artists.
Iliana is an actor, writer, singer, & host. She writes and performs with AzN PoP!, the first all-Asian, musical sketch team to receive a run at UCBT. With them, she has performed at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, UCBT LA, The Second City LA, The Women in Comedy Festival, and The San Francisco Sketch Festival. She was a writer for Season 2 of MTV's Decoded with Francesca Ramsey and performed original characters in THE PIT's NBC Diversity Showcase. She's an actor on Maude Night with Presley.
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Ann Marie is a actor/comedian/violinist in NYC. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in her youth, holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and has been mentioned in the NY Times. Ann Marie studied improv and sketch at UCBT-NY and performs at UCBT, the PIT and at national comedy festivals. Her TV credits include: FOX's Gotham, TBS’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and MTV's Hey Girl. She's appeared in ads for Walmart, Amazon, Similac and Good Technology.
Angel is a comedian, sketch actor, storyteller & filmmaker from Queens, NY. You can see her on Joe Mande's Award-Winning Comedy Special on Netflix and the Funny or Die short film, Soojung Dreams of Fiji on Amazon Prime. She has told stories on the RISK!, Mortified, and Story Collider podcasts. Her performances were apart of the Seattle Sketchfest, New York Sketchfest, Women in Comedy Festival, Solocom, SF sketchfest and more! She was on the UCB Beta Team, SCRAPS and Digital Team, LASH. She is proudly part of the first ever all Asian, all female, musical sketch group, AzN PoP! who had a glorious 8 months run at UCB. She is currently on the new Maude Team, "What Would Do." She has studied with Lennon Parham, Gavin Speiller, Sean Conroy, Neil Campbell, Shannon O'Neil, Neil Casey, Will and Kevin Hines to name a few.