Students and Alumni



Darren Aronofsky

Director of Black Swan, The Wrestler, Pi, Requiem for a Dream

Dave Attell

Host of “The Gong Show with Dave Attell”, Host of “Insomniac with Dave Attell” on Comedy Central


Dom Irrera

Big Lebowski, Seinfeld, Barnyard, Bob’s Burgers

Rob Bartlett

Seen on Broadway in “The Odd Couple”, “Sweet Charity”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “More to Love”, and “Chicago”

Jim Breuer

Beer League, Saturday Night Live, MTV

Brett Butler

Moochers, Star of hit sitcom “Grace Under Fire”


Dave Chappelle

Host of “Chappelle Show” on Comedy Central, the films “Nutty Professor” and “You’ve Got Mail”

Erin Davie

Broadway: Grey Gardens (Little Edie)

Alana De La Garza

CSI: Miami, New assistant D.A. – Law & Order

Nick Di Paolo

The current cast of Louis CK’s show, “Louie,” on FX

Mike Epps

Comic Relief 2006, The Honeymooners (Ed Norton – 2005), Something New (Walter -2006), Talk to Me (2007)



Jim Gaffigan

The Jim Gaffigan Show, My Boys, That Championship Season, Three Kings

Kevin Hart

Ride Along, Get Hard, Barbershop, The 40 Year Old Virgin

Tom Hertz

Writer for TV’s “Spin City” and creator of “Married to the Kellys”

Jon Manfrelotti

Grilled, Cast member of TV’s – Everybody Loves Raymond

Finesse Mitchell

Mad Money, cast member Saturday Night Live


Cast member of Ben Stiller’s upcoming TV comedy (CBS)

Jim Morris

America’s Number One Political Impressionist and Satirist, starred in comedy specials on ABC, CBS, Cinemax and HBO

Naturi Naughton

Broadway: Hairspray (Inez), Platinum vocal artist-“3LW”

Jim Norton

Series regular on the HBO’s Lucky Louie, Spiderman, The Colin Quinn Show, Ed


Michael Patrick King

Executive Producer and Headwriter for HBO’s “Sex and the City”


Joey Kola

The King of Queens, Writer for “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and star of his own “Comedy Central Presents” special.

John Kawie

Winner of the Best Solo Show, NYC Fringe Festival 2003

Don McEnry

Writer for “A Bug’s Life”, Emmy Award winning writer for TV’s “Seinfeld”

Paul Mercurio

Emmy Award winning writer for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”

Ken Ober

Executive Producer of Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd”, also starred in the film “Parenthood” with Steve Martin

Brian Regan Stand-Up Comedy Special for Comedy Central (2008)


Brian Regan

Star of his own specials on both Showtime and Comedy Central

Tony Rock

Cast Member of “Everybody Hates Chris”, Cast Member of ‘All of Us’ on UPN

Joe Rogan

Host of TV’s “Fear Factor” and cast member of “News Radio”

Mike Royce

Head writer for TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond”

Tom Shillue

“Comedy Central Presents…Tom Shillue”

Mike Sweeney

Daytime Emmy Winner, Head writer for TV’s “Conan O’Brien”


Wanda Sykes

Evan Almighty, Comedy Central and HBO’s Inside the NFL

Gary Valentine

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Cast member of TV’s “King of Queens”