NYCAASC 2018: Emergence Workshops
NYCAASC 2018 > Workshops: Track 2
"Asian AF" - Asians and Comedy
GC 275, 1:45 - 3:10
Who doesn't like to have a nice laugh? Join Alex Song and Dan Lee, the Producers of "Asian AF", to talk about the celebration of Asian-Americanness through comedy. The workshop will explore how comedy can be used for the empowerment of culture as well as the balancing act that comes with incorporating culture into entertainment.
Alex Song is a comedy writer and performer from New York. She has written for such TV shows as NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, HBO's Night of Too Many Stars, and truTV's Comedy Knockout. Alex is a performer at the UCB Theatre NY, improvising on Harold Night and co-hosting Asian AF. She can be seen in the upcoming Netflix movie, The Week Of.
Dan Lee is an actor, writer, and comedian based in New York City. At the UCB Theatre he improvises on Harold Night and co-hosts the hit variety show Asian AF, which has been featured on NBC News, ABC News, The New York Times, LA Times, LA Weekly, ATTN, Splitsider, Gizmodo and many more. He also creates videos on his own and with his comedy team Varejao. You can follow him on social media at @danleeok or visit his website danleeok.com for content and contact information.