Anna Manis Covington & Mark Riccadonna
Anna Manis Covington is a founding member & Vice President of the Off-Broadway Michael Chekhov Theatre Company & Endangered Improv; where she performed weekly with a hugely talented cast, including Amy Schumer, at Dillon’s on Broadway for many years. Her Stand Up has been seen at Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club & various clubs around the tri-state area. She is known for her character work in sketches such as the Greek from Queens on NY Talk, Sarah the Sorority Sister & many more. Anna is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Queens College & Upright Citizens Brigade. “Anna’s energy compares to the feeling you get when standing next to speakers at an amazing concert”-director Moritz Von Stuelpnagel. Anna loves to actually stand next to speakers at amazing concerts, which make her hard of hearing.
Mark Riccadonna grew up an artsy jock outside of Youngstown, Ohio. At age 17 (like a bad independent movie), Mark moved to NYC in search of himself and happiness. He pursued Theatre at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, joining "The Company" after graduation. Soon after, Mark stumbled upon Stand-Up Comedy and found success as a storyteller, performing throughout New York City, and 'on the road'. Mark currently also performs for Armed Forces Entertainment, and has entertained U.S. and U.N. Troops worldwide, performing in six continents while working with his childhood heroes. mark has been seen on Fox's "Laughs" released a new album "Drinks Jokes and Storytelling" starred in the films "The Devils Tree", "The Days of Power" and Sean Lynch's movie, "Game Night" also has been in the Broadway show "Happy in the Poor House".