Picking Up Performer Spotlight: Symply Courtney

A improvising musical comedic storyteller from Austin, Texas. Just recently performed 34 shows in 34 nights to celebrate his 34th birthday earlier this month. (Feb 8th)

Tomorrow night, Symply Courtney will share his story of his first week as a ride share driver in his piece, An Uber Adventure.


Picking Up Performer Spotlight: Angela Maldonado

Angela Maldonado is from Corpus Christi and produces for Austin PBS. She’s been in Austin long enough to miss parking under I35 for free. Angela is also part of the sketch/improv group, The United Güeys, who recently performed at this year’s Frontera Fest. When she’s not producing and telling stories, she’s taking way too many pictures of her pets.

This Thursday, Angela will share a story of meeting boys and maternal advice in her piece, Coffeehouse Pick Up.


Picking Up Performer Spotlight: Stephanie Noll

Stephanie Noll is a writer and teacher living in Austin, TX. Her work has appeared in MOTHERWELL, MODERN LOSS, and THE OCOTILLO REVIEW. She’s told stories all around town. In just a few weeks, she will move to northern New Mexico to become THE high school English teacher at Peñasco HS–go Panthers 🙂

Stephanie returns to the Testify stage to tell a tale of the importance of a window in her piece, Going Where the Climate Suits My Clothes.