About

Realistically absurd, depressingly uplifting, socially unique. We’re Maya, Ariel, Bill, and Matt, some cool comedians with dreams to spare!

Dave’s Friends is a fully collaborative sketch comedy group in New York City.

The Friends:

Maya Graffagna‘s recent credits include Costume Director at the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Rivals of the West company, Costume Designer for White Rabbit Tales: Tales for Adults(Spotlight On!), and Costume Consultant for PLACES (Parity Productions and Yonder Window Theatre Company). She is also a Graphic Designer at Parity Productions.

Ariel Leigh‘s recent credits include directing Mixing Marx with Madness at Dixon Place, “X” in The Vengeance Room for the FRIGID festival, directing Two Gentlemen of Verona (A Swashbuckling Comedy!) with the C.A.G.E Theater Company, White Rabbit Tales: Tales for Adults for the Spotlight On Festival, & co-creating Doing The Thing for the Boulder Fringe Festival. Ariel also sings at cabaret venues across the city.

Bill Moore is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker. He is the personal assistant to the comedian Chuck Nice. He edits video content for StarTalk All Access. He is also a featured voice on the CBS Radio Podcast “Not So Nice Advice.” He hops you feel compelled to give us a TV Show… ha ha— but really, please?

Matthew Schrader is an actor and improviser, and can be seen on The Travel Channel, Discovery ID, Oxygen, and a public access station somewhere in Wisconsin. Matthew performs with several improv groups, including The Internet Disagrees, King Crab, and The Boozeroom, can be seen on Youtube with The Flavor Department and Wanda & Pietro at Home, and appears every now and then in The Armory series Shot4Shot Remake.