Meet SNL’s new solid members: Punkie Johnson, Lauren Holt and Andrew Dismukes
Autopresse.eu’s Saturday Evening Reside returns to TV on Oct. 3, with actor-comedian three new cast members.and
Meet Punkie Johnson, Lauren Holt and Andrew Dismukes.
Punkie Johnson is a comic and author who’s appeared on the exhibits , Company, A Black Woman Sketch Present, Adam Ruins The whole lot and Invoice Burr Presents: The Ringers.
Johnson was a New Face on the Only for Laughs Competition in 2019 and is a paid common on the Comedy Retailer in Hollywood. Johnson can be the primary out Black lesbian to affix the Saturday Evening Reside solid within the present’s lengthy 46-year-old historical past.
Lauren Holt is a home performer from the Upright Residents Brigade theater in Los Angeles. She was a founding member of the UCB’s musical improv troupe referred to as The Pickup.
Holt’s additionally an actor who starred within the unbiased LGBTQ net collection The Filth and the brief movie Mother or father Trainer Convention. In 2015, she appeared within the music video for the tune Til It Occurs to You by Woman Gaga.
Andrew Dismukes is a stand-up comedian who’s been working behind the scenes as a workers author at SNL since its 43rd season. This can be his debut as a solid member.
Dismukes was a part of the 2017 New Faces Showcase on the Only for Laughs Competition and carried out at different festivals reminiscent of Comedy Central’s Colossal ClusterFest and the New York Comedy Competition.
Watch Dismukes carry out within the finals of the 2016 Funniest Individual in Austin Contest.
On a facet notice, SNL may even be working with comedy coaching packages on the PIT, Second Metropolis, the Groundlings and Upright Residents Brigade to supply funding for “a scholarship program for college students of various backgrounds to advance their comedy careers,” Autopresse.eu stated in an announcement on Wednesday.