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Friday, February 3 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Asian AF (Asian As F***) is the hit Asian American variety show in both Los Angeles and New York. Asian AF spotlights a rotating cast of talented Asian American comedians, actors, improvisers, musicians, dancers, and storytellers. Every show has sold out since its debut in November 2016. Due to the immense popularity in Los Angeles, Asian AF was brought to New York in June 2017 and met with the same excitement. The show has been featured on news sites such as LA Times, The New York Times, NBC News, ABC News, Vulture, ATTN, and many more. Asian AF has been a headlining act for several comedy festivals, including SF Sketchfest, Clusterfest, The Del Close Marathon, Austin Sketchfest, Baltimore Comedy Festival, SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival, and the District Improv Festival.

Previous guests include Margaret Cho, Ken Jeong, Randall Park, Fred Armisen, Awkwafina, Jon M. Chu, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bowen Yang, Jo Koy, Sheng Wang, Simu Liu, Lana Condor, Ronny Chieng, Kelly Marie Tran, Danny Pudi, Eugene Cordero, Jimmy O. Yang, Kelly Hu, Stephen Park, Raymond Lee, Manny Jacinto, Amy Hill, Tamlyn Tomita, Karan Soni, Justin Chon, Jameela Jamil, Brian Tee, Lauren Tom, Joel Kim Booster, Chloe Bennet, Keiko Agena, Leonardo Nam, Ian Anthony Dale, Jin Ha, Aparna Nancherla, Nico Santos, Kulap Vilaysack, Suzy Nakamura, Asif Ali, and many more. With Zahra Ali, Alfred Aquino IIAmalia Aquino, Lilan BowdenJason Choi, Will Choi, Sarah Claspell, Eugene Cordero, Gilbert Galon, Tony Garbanzos, JiavaniJane Yubin KimMike Lane, Mic Nguyen, Miss Golightly, Geo Lee, Chuck Maa, Melanie Anne Padernal, Allyn Pintal, Joy Regullano, Dhruv Uday Singh, Alex Song-Xia, Vince Yap and very special guest, PIXAR's Peter Sohn (director of "Elemental" and "The Good Dinosaur" and the voice of Sox from "Lightyear"). ($35 Front/Center, $25 Rear/Sides, All Ages)

Co-presented by Center for Asian American Media.

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Alex Song-Xia

Alex Song-Xia is a queer Chinese Canadian-American writer, actor, and comedian. They have written for TV shows including "Rick and Morty," "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," “Praise Petey,” FX’s “Little Demon,” and HBO’s "Night of Too Many Stars." As an actor, they... Read More →
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Alfred Aquino II

Alfred Aquino II is a writer, actor, comedian and filmmaker from Long Beach, CA. You can see him on various CollegeHumor shows such as "Game Changer" and "Breaking News." He has created content for Netflix, Xbox, Freeform and various celebrities like John Boyega, Jessica Chastain... Read More →
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Allyn Pintal

Allyn Pintal is a writer and performer based in Los Angeles. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She co-hosts/co-produces "The Dial-Up Show," a monthly improv and storytelling show at UCB. She is currently on the UCB Harold team "Vulture" and the UCB Maude team "Thirst Trap... Read More →
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Amalia Aquino

Amalia Aquino is a writer, improviser, and visual artist in Los Angeles with roots in the Bay Area (Daly City!). She has performed on UCB’s Mess Hall team “Lotion’s 11” and performed improv and sketch on stages in Seattle, SF/Oakland, and LA. You can catch her on the web series... Read More →
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Chuck Maa

Chuck Maa is an actor/comedian/writer who began his career in entertainment as a professional dancer before focusing on comedy and writing. He studied and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where he guest performed on shows such as Maude Sketch Night and Asian AF... Read More →
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Dhruv Uday Singh

Dhruv Uday Singh is an actor, filmmaker, improviser, and other things you can just claim to be. He can be seen recurring on TV in shows like "Good Trouble" (Freeform), "On The Verge" (Netflix), "Fantasy Island" (FOX), "Prodigal Son" (FOX), "Single Parents" (NBC), in various movies... Read More →
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Eugene Cordero

Eugene is an Actor/Comedian based in Los Angeles, CA. He improvises every week with "The Smokes" at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA. Television credits include: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “The Good Place,” “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$,” and “Other Space.” Film... Read More →
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Geo Lee

Geo Lee is an actor and improvisor who performs regularly with his all Asian male improv team Miss Golightly. They currently host a monthly show at UCB Franklin, “Happy Hour with Miss Golightly”. His recent TV/Film credits include "Loot" (Apple TV+), "Wu Tang: An American Saga... Read More →
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Gilbert Galon

Gilbert Galon is an actor and producer based in Los Angeles. He is the sidekick and a producer on the TigerBelly podcast with Bobby Lee. He is the host for the "Family Style" food series on HBO Max. He was a cast member of The CBS Comedy Showcase. He’s performed with LA's top talent... Read More →
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Jane Yubin Kim

Jane Yubin Kim is an actor and writer born and raised in Los Angeles. She can be seen in "Barry" (HBO), "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Past Lives" (A24) and "Untitled Sandra Oh/Awkwafina" (Hulu). She performs at the Upright Citizen's Brigade and in her car singing along to K-pop.
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Jason Choi

Jason Choi is a first-generation Korean-Chinese-American who randomly grew to be 6'9. Now a New York-based comedian, he was a recent finalist at the Boston Comedy Festival and New York Comedy Club Fall Invitational and winner of the 2019 Comedy Mob Festival. He's also the 'Angry Sony... Read More →
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Jiavani can be seen in "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" and "Dead to Me" on Netflix, "Reno 911!", a Progressive insurance commercial with NSYNC and more. Jiavani performs in Los Angeles with Asian AF, Filipino AF and is co-producer of the show that spills alllll the green tea: Gaysian... Read More →
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Joy Regullano

Joy Regullano is a writer / actor / comedian based in LA who most recently wrote on the animated show Monsters At Work" on Disney Plus. Previously, she wrote on "Jelly," "Ben," and "Pogo" (a PBS Kids web series), "Kung Fu Panda: Dragon Knight" (Netflix / Dreamworks), the Netflix... Read More →
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Lilan Bowden

Lilan Bowden is an actor/director most notable for her role as “Bex” on Disney Channel’s Television Academy Honors and GLAAD award winning show "Andi Mack." Credits also include Apple TV’s "Shrinking," Netflix’s series "Murderville," "I Think you should Leave," "It’s Always... Read More →
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Melanie Anne Padernal

Melanie Anne Padernal is a Filipina-American actor and producer committed to amplifying stories that celebrate women and people of color. Her film projects have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and Slamdance Film Festival. Her on-screen... Read More →
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Mic Nguyen

Mic Nguyen is a writer, podcaster and stand-up comedian living in Brooklyn. Mic's style of comedy can be best described "pants-oriented.” He has written for McSweeneys, Esquire, and NBC News and has contributed to NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me"  He’s co-host of the popular... Read More →
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Mike Lane

Mike Lane is a comedian based in LA and originally from the Bay Area. His most recent TV credits include "Ghosts" (CBS), "Yes Day" (Netflix), and "Modern Family" (ABC). He regularly performs stand up and music around LA, usually at UCB, and his sketch work has been featured at JFL... Read More →
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Miss Golightly

We're an all Asian American team that have collectively performed in comedy festivals around the country, including SF Sketchfest, Hawaii Comedy Festival, The Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival, LA Indie Improv Festival, and the Del Close Marathon. As a unit, our longform improv... Read More →
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Peter Sohn

Peter Sohn joined Pixar Animation Studios in September 2000, and has worked on Academy Award ® -winning feature films including “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles” and “WALL•E.” Sohn made his directorial debut on the Pixar short “Partly Cloudy,” before going on to... Read More →
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Sarah Claspell

Sarah Claspell is an actor, writer, improviser & cat lover living in Los Angeles. She has been featured on tv shows such as "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," written for "Drunk History," and performs regularly with Asian AF, Voltron AF, Cardinal Redbird, and various shows... Read More →
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Tony Garbanzos

Tony Garbanzos is a performer who’s raised and based in Southern California. He can be seen on watch commercials, BuzzFeed videos, and the Webby-honoree series, "#Ghostwriters." Tony regularly performs with Miss Golightly, Filipino AF, Asian AF, and various shows at the Upright... Read More →
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Vince Yap

Vince Yap performs regularly at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. He has appeared on television shows such as "American Horror Stories" and "The Rookie", acted in several national commercials, and is part of the Screen Actor's Guild. He is originally from and resides... Read More →
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Will Choi

Will Choi is an actor/voice actor, best known for his voice-over roles on "Bob's Burgers" (FOX), "BoJack Horseman" (Netflix), "Central Park" (Apple TV+), "We Baby Bears" (Cartoon Network), "The Casagrandes" (Nickelodeon), "Tokyo Revengers" (HBO Max), "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (ABC), and... Read More →
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Zahra Ali

Zahra is a nationally touring comedian, writer, and actress. She is also the coolest chick you’ll ever meet and the bestie you never had. Her arsenal of jokes tackle everything from tacos to terrorism to tips on overcoming single life. Zahra has appeared and performed on the Tastemade... Read More →

Friday February 3, 2023 7:30pm - 9:00pm PST
Great Star Theater 636 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133