Founder and fearless leader of Model Majority. Veronica is an award-winning director/actor/writer and comedian. You may have seen her on TV or teaching people about Yellow Fever at comedy clubs around NYC. She loves rehabbing dogs and eating. She hates guys who tell her to smile. Check out her webseries Subway: The Series, which is on Marie Claire's list of "Webseries You'll Want to Ditch Netflix for" www.SubwayTheSeries.com
For more about Veronica go to www.iVeronicaDang.com
Father of two Park Slope girls, Kevin spends his nights watching action movies and working on his autobiography, Secret Asian Man: The Life of a Token Asian Actor and his blog, "inside the brain of Chewness." He dreams of one day becoming Keanu Reeves. Acting credits include: The Blacklist, Blue Bloods, Ray Donovan, and Step Up 3D. (SAG-AFTRA)
Carol first fell in love with acting in the 4th grade when she got the lead role in her class play, which started her on the path to becoming...a sorta working artist?
She is the ditziest smart person you will ever meet and is as comfortable as the vapid valley girl as she is the nerdy Asian girl...but has the most fun being the bitchy girl.
Outside of Model Majority, Carol co-stars as Karen Chang on the web-series Bougie Betty, whose pilot was fiscally sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts. You may also find her as Penny on another web-series, Math Warriors, or looking annoyed and shocked in the background of random TV shows. She also freelances as a video editor and producer. Carol also bakes pastries, buys too much makeup, and is a nail polish addict.
Non Kuramoto is a New York based Japanese actor, comedian, writer, and feminist-art-slut. She uses laughter and absurdity as tools to elevate voices of Asian women, experimenting with various art forms to find the funny in paranoia, identity crises, and depression. Non made her Off-Broadway debut in The Sex Myth: A Devised Play. Her play, The Fart Play (I'm Sad): A Dance, was produced at Nasty Women Unite Festival. She runs "Nonsense," an Insta-Active comedy show at New Women Space every first and third Thursday!
Kal Mansoor is a British-Indian actor who has appeared on Nickelodeon's iCarly, the Lifetime movie William & Kate and Discovering Egypt for the BBC as well as television commercials for Microsoft, Intel and Tostitos. He recently finished performing his one-man comedy show, A Brief History of Colonization, at the New York Fringe Festival and the Players Theatre. He is delighted to be part of the Model Majority sketch team, where he has yet to be asked to blow himself up or drive a cab.
Alex is a crazy cat lady, even though she only has one cat. Some of her favorite credits include Broadway’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at Madison Square Garden, Little Red Riding Hood in “Into the Woods” with Prospect Theatre Co/National Asian Artist Project (NAAP), Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Fire Island Pines Arts Project, Minnie Fey in “Hello Dolly” with NAAP/Signature Theatre, “Bubble Boy” staring Alice Ripley (Stage & Original Cast Recording) 54 Below. She is the Editor-in-Chief of www.HapaMag.com - an online magazine. Alex is also a co-host on the podcast We’re Not All Ninjas (http://werenotallninjas.libsyn.com/)
She can also be seen in several National Commercials including H&M, UPS, and Popeyes.
Follow her IG @AlexFChester | www.AlexChester.com
Julie went from chorus to college theater to whatever this is. She's a native to Brooklyn with a Swiss-made watch for comedic timing, she goes to the darkest of places for a good laugh.
Ellen Ko is an actor and improvisor based in New York City. She gravitates towards comedy and is deeply influenced by physical theater such as clown, mask, and mime. Previous stage performances include sketch comedy and improv with the AloHaHas, Dead Dog, the IN Studios Team.
Ellen is a graduate of Atlantic Acting School (Full Time Professional Conservatory), Improvisation News Studio Conservatory (Improvisational Theater, Sketch Writing), and Oberlin College (BA Dance Performance). Please visit EllenKo.com for more info!
Rob Chen is an NYC actor & artist working in film, music, and media. He recently released his single “Y’all” produced by Mixtape Seoul under the alias Blu Hyku. He stars in the film Secret Lives Of Asians At Night which has been screened domestically and internationally, and he co-hosts China On The Internet, a podcast that delivers news on Chinese modern culture and entertainment. Rob made his Model Majority debut at Magnet Theater’s King of Shows and is excited to perform with the team for its one year anniversary!
Inam Quazi is a comedian, producer and actor who lives in Brooklyn. He is the Founder of Brooklyn Rebound Podcast Network & Co-Founder of PoDBoYz Productions. He has two famous dog musicians, Bob Dog Marley & Bruce Dog Springsteen.
Hailing from Singapore, Lisa Cheong is a New York-based sketch comedian and screenwriter.
She has studied improv and sketch writing at Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City, Arcade
Comedy (Pittsburgh), and BATS Improv (San Francisco).
Lisa was a member of the 2018 Pilot Program at The Tank Theater where she developed her
half-hour TV pilot, People & Places. She believes puns are jokes and will fight anyone who says
otherwise. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @lisiepeasie.
Andy is a Chinese American standup comic and writer. His Asian American credits include childhood weekend trips to Costco in his mom’s BMW, 10+ years of violin lessons, and enrolling in pre-pre-pre SAT school when he was 11. In addition to being asked “where are you really from?”, he also is frequently carded by white folks, mistaken for a high schooler, and confused for a Korean.
He has appeared in not MadTV, not Harold and Kumar, and also not The Daily Show as a senior correspondent.
Betsy Abraham is an Indian-American writer who decided to try comedy after accidentally making people laugh at a drop-in improv show. She’s taken classes at Magnet Theater and was once an extra in a Meg Ryan film that no one watched. She’s still trying to figure out if she’s weird, funny or both and she’s honored to figure it out alongside the talented Model Majority team.
Follow her at @wideeyedindian
Mark Kramer is a Filipino-American comedy writer originally from Staten Island. In addition to participating in the 2017 NBC Late Night Writers Workshop, his comedy pilot Iso Ball was an Official Script Selection at the 2018 New York Television Festival. He also had a sketch selected for the 2016 NBC Scene Showcase.
Mark’s writing has appeared in various corners of the internet, including on Vulture, Splitsider, Funny or Die, The Kicker, and Slant’d magazine.