John Beeler (Dr. Croc) John majored in theater at Capital University and has been doing interactive theatre work for several years. He works with Project Murder Mystery and the Ohio Renaissance Festival as well with Columbus Civic and Actor's Theater. Comic Inspirations: Robin Williams, Abbott and Costello, Lucille Ball, and the Marx Brothers
Jesse Pimpinella (Dr. Weeble Wobble) has performed in several theatrical productions and with many improv teams. But his true passion is stand-up comedy. After years of honing his craft, Jesse has been touring as a stand-up comedian in clubs and casinos all over the Midwest, has appeared on CBS and has been a contributor on Buzzfeed. From 2011-2015, he hosted and produced a comedy talk show called The Brew Crew on Rookery Radio, a station sponsored by THE CW at the time. He is also a principal performer in Good Medicine's Uptown Scrooge. Jesse believes that laughter betters the human condition because it brings joy to others while also empowering them during times of struggle. Comic Inspirations: Robin Williams, Christopher Titus, Rachel Bloom, Ron White, Tina Fey and Kevin Hart.
Patricia Winbush (Dr. Funzi) is co-founder & producer of PAST Productions Columbus, the premier Black Theatre company in central Ohio. Having received a BFA in Theatre from Wright State University, Patty has performed in various productions with CATCO, Gallery Players, Short North Stage and the old Players Theatre. She has been twice nominated for Excellence in Directing by Columbus Theatre Roundtable and was awarded Excellence in a Lead Role for her performance in THANK GOD I LOOK GOOD IN PINK, Patty's one-woman show about her journey as a breast cancer survivor. She believes in the power of positivity and tries to elicit as many smiles as possible from strangers on a daily basis. Comic inspirations: Jerry Lewis, Moms Mabley, Carol Burnett, Trevor Noah
Christina Yoho (Ralph, the Therapy Dog) has been actively performing on stages around Columbus since returning from Santa Fe in 2010 with a degree in philosophy and historical mathematics. Productions of the last couple years include The Tempest (Ariel/Iris), The Winter's Tale (Camillo, The Bear!), Richard III (Lady Anne), All the Great Books, Abridged (Coach) with Actors' Theatre of Columbus(Schiller Park), The 39 Steps (Clown #2) with SRO, Fool for Love (May), Slow Dance on the Killing Ground (Rosie), Mother Courage and Her Children (Kattrin), and You Never Can Tell (Dolly) with Columbus Civic. Comic inspirations: Animaniacs, Harpo Marx, Whoopi Goldberg, and Elwood Blues.
Adam Lowe (Dr. Noobie) has been an actor, comedian, and variety performer for over fifteen years. Adam spends both his downtime and his professional time dressed in ridiculous costumes and has a passion for funny hats. He can often be found walking on stilts, is the perfect blend of exercise and attention-seeking. In the past five years, Adam has discovered a passion for therapeutic clowning and has worked with Humorology Atlanta (HA!), Laughter League in Texas, and most recently Good Medicine in Ohio. Thrilled with the successes achieved via interstate clowning, he one day hopes to take the next step and be a professional idiot internationally.
Xema Whitley (Dr. Gooey) has been traveling, improvising, acting and creating theatrical experiences for all ages since 1989. She worked with Lampost Theater Company in Cedar Falls, Iowa where she toured with various national troupes and led workshops in camps and for an international street performance program. Later, she worked with the improvisational troupe Off The Cuff in the Lexington, Kentucky area. She has incorporated her love of drama and improv into her role as Director of Youth Ministries at Church of the Messiah in Westerville, Ohio where she is also the Director of their Puppet Team. Comic inspirations: Carol Burnett, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon.
Kristie Koehler Vuocolo (Nurse Nee Nee)
Kristie is native to central Ohio but spent two decades working professionally in Chicago theaters and across the country as a performer and teaching artist with an emphasis on comedy, improvisation and clown theater. She was a founding member of the highly acclaimed arts education company, Playmakers Laboratory and was an ensemble member with the Neo-Futurists Theater Company for nearly a decade. Locally, she has worked with CATCO, Available Light Theatre and Project Murder Mystery. Comic inspirations: Carol Burnett, Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy & Miss Piggy.