Core Cast Members

Jax Gussie

Actor | Writer | AD

Jax joined High Dramma in 2008 as a sketch writer and performer. What she doesn’t have in formal training she makes up for in height.

Curt Riedy

Actor | Writer | Videographer | Editor

A long-standing member High Dramma, Curt has performed in comedy festivals across Boston, Baltimore, Montreal and New York City. He is also one of the co-producers of Philly Sketchfest, the city’s long-running sketch comedy festival. In 2015, he mentored 2 teams for the Philly Improv Theater’s Iron Sketch Competition and is confident at least 3 of the students enjoyed working with him. He also wrote and directed the half-hour comedy pilot “Come on Down”, and has directed several sketch videos for High Dramma, along with Philadelphia troupes The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie and Until Pluto. In 2014, Curt’s career plateau’d when his thumb appeared as Andy Richter on an episode of “Conan”.

DC Fisher

Actor | Head Writer | Company Manager

One of two members of High Dramma who have been with the group since its inception in 2008, D.C. is the long-standing Head Writer and, more importantly, guy who has extra closet space to store props and costumes. Hailing from Lancaster, PA, D.C. has been performing sketch comedy for almost 15 years straight because he alternatively hates himself and thinks himself better than everyone else. His hobbies include sloth and gluttony.

Jason Singer

Actor | Writer

Jason Singer, a natural Ginger, hails from the Poconos where he honed his climbing, and digital duck hunting skills. Jason, determined to be a star, traveled to the lesser-known state school, Indiana University of Pennsylvania to learn the trade of Acting. 8 years ago, upon graduation, Jason hitchhiked to Philadelphia on a horse and buggy. He arrived last year, and has dedicated all his time and money to playing the phone game: Marvel Contest of Champions. At some point he also attended the UCB Improv program in NYC… But we are not sure when, as he claims to be over 23,000 years old.

Pete Heleva

Actor | Writer

To come…