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    2018 Jack Oakie Comedy Event!

    Spend an evening with leading ladies in comedy, including: Kimmy Gatewood, writer and actor from “GLOW";  Darlene Hunt, creator of “The Big C”; Lyric Lewis from “MAD TV”; Alison Bennett, supervising producer for “You’re The Worst”; Joy Gohring, director for "Funny or Die" ; and Karen McCullah, screenwriter and producer for "Legally Blonde."

    Space is limited. Kindly RSVP by April 13.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    6:00 p.m. Reception
    7:30 p.m. Program

    Location

    Avalon Hollywood
    1735 N. Vine St.
    Los Angeles, CA, 90028

    RSVP HERE 

    Questions

    Please email suinla@syr.edu or call Joan Adler in the Syracuse University in Los Angeles office at 818.561.7371.

     
    Kimmy Gatewood

    Kimmy Gatewood

    Kimmy is an SU alumna with a theater degree. She is a writer, producer, and actor most known for her roles in Comedy Bang BangConanCrazy Ex-Girlfriend, and the hit Netflix series, GLOW.

    Darlene Hunt

    Darlene Hunt

    Darlene Hunt is an actor, producer, and television writer best known for creating and producing the Showtime series, The Big C (HBO). Additional credits include episodes of 90210Will & GraceThe Goldbergs, and Save Me.

    Lyric Lewis

    Lyric Lewis

    Lyric is an SU alumna with a BFA in drama/acting. She’s a Groundling’s girl with roles in television comedies including MAD TVBaskets (FX), and NBC’s newest comedy, A.P. Bio.

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    Joy Gohring

    Joy is a Producer/Writer/Director for TV, feature films & commercial campaigns. Currently in Pre-Production on “The Flaming Jerk”​ Comedy Feature, Executive Produced by Steve Carell & FunnyorDie Content.

    Alison Bennett

    Alison Bennett

    Alison, an SU alumni (BFA in drama), is a TV and film writer. She’s a writer/producer on Fox’s new comedy, LA to Vegas. She also wrote for FXX’s critically acclaimed comedy, You’re The Worst.

    Karen McCullah

    Karen McCullah

    Karen is a screenwriter and producer, most known for Legally BlondeElla EnchantedThe House Bunny10 Things I Hate About You, and The Ugly Truth.

    Moderated by: Julie Chambers

    Julie Chambers teaches writing for Syracuse in LA and the graduate program at UCLA for television and film. She is a comedy writer having worked on many shows, including most notably The Simpsons and Mel Brooks.