Performers

Drive Performer Spotlight: Paul Normandin

Paul Normandin is a large man with a big mouth who loves to tell stories to anyone who can’t outrun him. Paul learned to tell stories from the loving feedback of other people’s children while teaching Sunday school for 13 years.

He is a husband, father, grandfather, Ultimate Player, retired project manager, D&D nerd, former US Army Infantry soldier, founder of Austin Free Hug Day, the biggest fan of and performer with the Improv troupe In Our Prime, and an old, bald Storyteller. When not traveling with his family, performing on stage, or throwing a disc, Paul rides his bike in the hills of North West Austin, swims in any open pool, or runs on the elliptical in his garage. Paul brings his storytelling skills to the Testify stage for May’s show, Drive.

Tickets are $5. This show will be hosted virtually on Zoom- you’ll get an email with instructions on how to join once you purchase your ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/testify-presents-drive-tickets-155000920927?aff=WebMayDrive

Performers

Drive Performer Spotlight: Ashley McKelvy

Ashley “Mick” McKelvy is a storyteller (and former Testify producer) who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she frequently performs at The Moth. She has been a dedicated runner for 15 years, though she has never been fast. She watched every episode of The Sopranos on a treadmill at the gym. Mick was also a Testify producer prior to living in Georgia, so it’s always a treat to have her return to the Testify stage. She’s one of our performers for Testify May show, Drive.

Tickets are $5. This show will be hosted virtually on Zoom- you’ll get an email with instructions on how to join once you purchase your ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/testify-presents-drive-tickets-155000920927?aff=WebMayDrive

Performers

Drive Performer Spotlight: Abel Lomas

Abel Lomas is your inner child on the loose. He’s reached that age where he doesn’t care what you think about him because he’s comfortable in his old, farmer-tanned skin.

People say Abel has never met a stranger. If you listen, he will lock you in with an engaging story. If you laugh, Abel will invite you to watch him perform with his troupe, the Yes Anderson’s at, Coldtown Theater every other Friday night at 8:30. If you embrace equality, he’ll tell you about the Austin chapter of Women in Revue. If you’re a roadie, Abel will invite you to join him in covering 2,500 miles on his bike this year. If you don’t have kids, he’ll tell you stories of his three adult children that’ll scare anyone into using birth control every time. Abel returns to the Testify stage for Testify’s May show, Drive.

Tickets are $5. This show will be hosted virtually on Zoom- you’ll get an email with instructions on how to join once you purchase your ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/testify-presents-drive-tickets-155000920927?aff=WebMayDrive