Staff & Board

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Executive Director: Millie DeBenedet
Artistic Director: Allison Page
Production Manager: Mark Weddle
Administrative Assistant: Anani Marie Morgan

KML Board of Directors

Josh Orum – President
Paul Charney – Vice President
Angeles Gottheil – Secretary
Joe DiGiacomo – Treasurer

KML Advisory Board

Elaine Guarniei-Nunn
Irene Liu

Staff Bios

Millie DeBenedet received her BFA in Acting from DePaul University’s Theatre School in Chicago, Illinois where she had the honor to perform with Chicago Playworks Theatre for Young Audiences. She has been performing and teaching with Killing My Lobster for the past 3 years. Her favorite KML performances have been KML Takes It To The StreetsKML Chops Down the Family Tree, and KML Conquers the Galaxy. Millie can also be spotted in few of KML’s digital shorts; Teenage Obsession and Why is Everybody Here? She is currently developing a sketch comedy writing workshop for kids (ages 8-11) as a collaborative project between 826 Valencia & Killing My Lobster. Millie is also a film and voice-over actress here in the Bay Area, her recent work includes Stride Gum, Google, Yahoo, Atlassian, Microsoft, Leapfrog, and Lowe’s. Other performance credits include Genittti’s Hole-In-The-Wall, Second City Detroit, and BATS Improv. Millie aslo runs casting sessions for commercials, TV and film productions at Nancy Hayes Casting in San Francisco.

Allison PageAllison Page is a writer/actor/comedian with nice hair, not necessarily in that order. She first hooked up with the lobsters acting in 2010′s KML Preaches to the Choir and has been performing, writing, directing, and teaching at KML ever since. She focused on improv and stand up at the San Francisco Comedy College and endured workshops with Alan Arkin, and the Neo Futurists. Her writing has been featured in Women of Letters, Write Club SF, Shipwreck, The SF Olympians Festival, SF Theater Pub and other stuff. She is a staff blogger for the San Francisco Theater Pub where her column Everything Is Already Something is published every other Wednesday. Her full length play HILARITY will debut as part of DIVAfest in March, 2015. You can also find her scattered across YouTube, especially in the web series Everybody’s A Comedian.

Mark WeddleMark Weddle
is the production manager for Killing My Lobster and all-purpose tech around the bay area. With his Dramaturgy degree from CSU Monterey Bay and extensive technical background, Mark is happy to use his broad knowledge base to help craft the best sketch comedy in the bay.