A BRIEF SUMMARY OF MARCELA & COMEDY

ABOUT MARCELA ONYANGO

Marcela Onyango is a comedian and writer based in Brooklyn. She always wanted to be president but after living in DC for 7 years, she became disillusioned by politics and sought comedy as an opportunity to discuss serious topics and frankly just complain about how terrible everything is. She’s been featured in the Black Women in Comedy Festival and The Laughing Devil Cup Festival. Her humor writing has been published on Slackjaw. She produces Profiled: A Comedy Show About Racial Profiling , which has been featured in the New York Times . She’s currently an actor in the Armory’s House Sketch team Above Ground Pool.

PRESS

7 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend…Marcela Onyango and Lauren Clark host this comedy show, the topic of which is one seen all over the news lately: racial profiling.

The New York Times

WRITING

SLACKJAW

A Definitely Qualified Astronaut Looking For Work

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SKETCH – WRITTEN BY ME

CHARACTERS – WRITTEN BY ME

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