Matched Performer Spotlight: Emily Sue Tomac

Emily Sue’s name is the result of a hard-won compromise, between her classical-names-only father and in-search-of-funky-monikers mother. Originally from San Luis Obispo California, Emily Sue has been listening to stories in Austin for almost four years, but this is her first time telling one of her own onstage.

Emily Sue will share her story of an impromptu match up she had no idea she’d been preparing for in her piece, Wrestle Mania


Matched Performer Spotlight: Susan Mack

Susan is a Mom, a writer, and a cooking hobbyist. She’s spent her career helping companies tell their stories. You can find her adventures at

Susan steps up to testify on discovering someone else’s match in her piece, Minion.


Matched Performer Spotlight: Samantha Lopez

Samantha Rae Lopez is a Texas-based comedian who spends way too much time posting Instagram Stories. Her background behind the camera in the film industry and working in the nonprofit sector have led her into the male-dominated tech world where she’s using humor as a coping mechanism but ultimately to smash the patriarchy. She can be seen doing stand up at next month’s Rebel Grrl Burlesque charity show benefiting SAFE on March 23rd.

Tonight, Samantha will share her story of braving the world wide web to find a match in her piece, Bumble Bae