Leeann is proud to be a founding member of Dearing Studio and Chaos Comedy!
She began her acting career in 2008, as the narcissistic pop star “Rio” in the Lifetime movie Maneater, directed by Tim Busfield. In 2009, Leeann booked a Super Bowl commercial for GoDaddy.com, co-starring Danica Patrick. The commercial was featured as their lead-off spot in the game and was very well received! She was also featured in their 2010 Superbowl commercial, and continues to film with Bob Parsons on his video blog!
Matthew Dearing is the original founder of Dearing Acting Studio and Chaos Comedy.
He is a talented improvisor, actor, instructor and director!
Some of his commercial credits include SRP, Fulton Homes, TryPrayer.org, John C Lincoln Health, Blimpe and Chick’s Construction.
His film credits include Everything Must Go (Will Ferrell), The Comet (BBC), Transamerica and America’s Most Wanted (Lifetime Network).
For more information on Matthew Dearing, visit the Leighton Agency. (480-704-3481)
Javier Gilmore is an improviser with over 4 years of performance experience. Among other troupes, Javier has been a member of Chaos Comedy since 2009. His improv training includes Second City LA and Improv Olympics Chicago. Javier has been a teacher at the Dearing Acting Studios since 2009, and he loves seeing students who are new to improv really “catch the bug”.
Chris is one of the valley’s most recognizable comedians! His extensive resume as an improviser has taken him all over the valley. You can see Chris Williams performing with Buck, Missed Connections or Cold Reads at Dearing Studio. He’s also a familiar face at the Torch Theatre in downtown Phoenix.
In addition to his theatre and improv training, Chris is a talented film and commercial actor. Check out his newest ad for Cable One!
For more information about Chris, contact the Leighton Agency. (480-704-3481)
Kip is a graduate of Arizona State University, a founding member of Chaos Comedy and a talented actor and improviser.
He enjoys hip hop, his nephew, his girlfriend Tara, homemade halloween costumes and Sun Devil Pride!
Kip’s commercial and print clients include Petsmart and SRP!
For more on Kip visit the Leighton Agency!
Sarah hails from Scottsbluff, Nebraska and is now a resident of Scottsdale, Arizona. She vows from this day forth to only reside in cities with “Scott” in the title.
Sarah has a serious passion for all things acting and improvisation. She enjoys challenging herself constantly in her craft! Sarah enjoys Bikram yoga, Coachella and teaching her acting students at Dearing Studio!
For a sneak peak of Sarah’s on-stagea antics, click here.
For more information about Sarah, contact the Leighton Agency!
Tristan Gandolfi hails from Illinois. A local actress and improviser, Tristan also has a serious passion for all things yoga. See Tristan perform at the Dearing Studio with Chaos Comedy Main Stage, or First Ladies!
Chris Vejnoska is proud to be an original member of Chaos Comedy!
He has been performing in various films and commercials locally (and nationally). His film credits include The Graves (2009), Powder, and Piranah 3d starring Elizabeth Shue (2010).
Chris recently completed a summer intensive at Improv Olympic in Chicago, and is excited to return to Arizona full of energy and passion for the craft of Improv!
For more information on Chris, visit Dani’s Agency!
Brian Sweeney is proud to be a founder of the DearingStudio, and an improviser, actor and teacher.
Brian’s commercial credits include Safelight Autoglass, Jay&Ray Sub Division and KPO Global. Recent film credits include Out of the Dark with Chris Lamont, Phoenix Finest In Bue and Life of A Pool Boy.
For more information on Brian, visit the Leighton Agency (480-704-3481).
Meet Carrie Benton: Actress, Comedian, Vegan, and Bride-to-Be!
You can see Carrie performing with various theaters throughout the valley. Catch her on the DearingStudio stage with Chaos Comedy Main Stage and First Ladies!
Sarah Farson has been an improviser for years at theaters all around the valley! She can be seen on the Chaos Mainstage, or performing with Missed Connections, First Ladies and Cold Reads. She is a known face around the Improv scene, performing at the Torch Theatre in downtown Phoenix!
You can catch her TV debut on the Food Network’s “Mystery Diners”!
For just a sneak peak of Sarah’s on stage shenanigans, click here!
For more information on Sarah Farson, visit the Leighton Agency. (480-704-3481)