Cast & Crew

We’re happy to have a talented and diverse cast and crew bring this vision together! We’re proud to have a team with a breadth of experience from across the comedy & entertainment industry.

Some of the credits from our talented crew include Adam Ruins EverythingCrazy Ex-GirlfriendModern Family#REALITYHIGHOffice Space, and Baby Geniuses.

aysha wax

Writer/Director

Grief Vigilantes is written and directed by Aysha Wax, a comedian and storyteller, who’s also always unintentionally the loudest person in the room. Aysha loves creating stories that are fun, festive, and feminist. Her web series Wannabees, that was co-created by Marian Bruno, was sold to Fox Digital in 2014. Aysha has also had her videos featured on BuzzfeedFunny or DieWifey TV, and WhoHaHa. Aysha has been performing in the L.A. comedy scene for the last ten years at such iconic institutions as iO West, the Upright Citizen’s Brigade, Westside Comedy Theater, and the Groundlings. Aysha also toured her one-woman show Hebrew School Horror through Los Angeles and New York. Aysha is a current directing Fellow with the Jewish Women’s Theater.

elba flamenco

Producer

Elba Flamenco is a writer, producer, and a digital media/television consultant. Best known for launching the top-rated AVOD travel-entertainment network, Journy, Elba has also produced unscripted docu-series including Passport to Journy for the Ovation network, and Chasing the Sun: Asia, in collaboration with National Geographic Asia.

casey graf

Producer

Casey Graf is an actor, producer and writer. Some of Casey’s credits include The Mentalist on CBS, the EPIX series Perpetual Grace, LTD starring Ben Kingsley, Fired Up! and the Baby Geniuses movies. Casey has produced multiple comedies including: the award-winning Sam Did It starring Alfred Molina, and Dream Flight, in which he also stars along with Steven Tobolowsky and George Wendt. He also produced the psychological thriller: Run which just started it’s festival run.

dione kuraoka

Josie

Dione is an actor, comedian and voice actor in Los Angeles, CA. She received her BFA in Dramatic Performance from CCM (University of Cincinnati) where she honed her craft. Dione was also a performer in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase. Recently, she’s been seen in Alive In Denver, Adam Ruins Everything, General Hospital, Switch At Birth, Goliath, & Babysplitters.  

denisse ojeda

Nora

Denisse Ojeda is a film and television actress living in Los Angeles, CA. Originally from Hollywood, FL, Denisse is best known for her role as “Ida” in the popular PUP STAR series of family films from Netflix. She’s also been seen in national commercials, on series such as Single Parents, Carol’s Second Act, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and on stage in regional musical theater productions.

kaitlyn tanimoto

Bianca

Kaitlyn Tanimoto is an actress and writer, known for Adam Ruins Everything (2015), Deadpool The Musical 2 – Ultimate Disney Parody (2018) and Soon-Yi Does Standup (2017).

sofia gonzalez

Willow

Sofia Gonzalez is an actress and producer, known for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015), Drive Share (2017) and Life in Pieces (2015).

jana savage

Isa

Jana Savage is an actress and writer, known for Praise This (2020), #REALITYHIGH (2017) and The Perfect Match (2016).

richard riehle

Moderator

Richard Riehle was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, to Mary Margaret (Walsh), a nurse, and Herbert John Riehle, an assistant postmaster. He is of German and Irish descent. Richard attended the University of Notre Dame, where he became heavily involved with the University Theatre. To this day, Richard has maintained his involvement in theatre workshops and encouraging the dramatic arts under the auspices of the Mark Taper Forum and A.S.K. However, since his scene-stealing cameo as the Quartermaster in 1989’s Glory, with his trademark bushy mustache and heavyset frame, Richard has acquitted himself as one of the best, and busiest, character players on TV and in the movies.

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