The Call Performer Spotlight: Ladislao Loera

Ladi is an artist, improviser, award winning storyteller, and animal lover. He has taken part in story telling events for Testify, I’m from Driftwood, Drinking with the Saints, and the Moth, where he won with a story about sympathetic nausea and what it teaches us about love and connection. Ladi is also an award winning public speaker with Toastmasters International. He is a native Texan who currently resides in Austin with his partner, and two elderly cats who hate each other.

Tonight, Ladi will tell a tale of breaking every first date follow up rule in his piece, 5 Calls.


The Call Performer Spotlight: Abel Lomas

Abel Lomas is a dad of three and a seasoned software sales executive. He’s passionate about storytelling and incorporates stories into every aspect of his day. He’s been a featured guest on the Sales Success Stories Podcast series and has a published story in the book, B2B Sales Mentors, and will also be published in the upcoming Sales Success Stories, Vol. 2.

Abel takes the Testify stage to share his story of suddenly finding himself as a hostage negotiator in his piece, The Fugitive.


The Call Performer Spotlight: Jessica Arjet

Jessica Arjet is a co-owner of the Hideout Theatre – an all improv theater in downtown Austin. She is the youth director there and manages all things regarding children and improv. She has recently written a book – Conducting Chaos; Teaching improv to children and teens, and is currently looking for a publisher. You can see her most Thursday nights at the Hideout Theatre in the Free Fringe.

This Thursday, Jessica will share her story of a call to be heard in her piece, The Mouse That Roared.