The High Road Performer Spotlight: Carlton Wilcoxson

Carlton Wilcoxson is an up and coming Stand-up comedian who preforms all in the Austin area. He worked as Producer in advertising for 4 years and mentors to highschool students through the non-profit E4 Youth. He is self described as “A trouble maker of the best kind”.

Tonight, Carlton will tell his story about traveling down a road of mixed feelings in his piece Nine Days and Two Loves.


The High Road 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 returns to the Testify stage to share her story of a different kind of “high” road in her piece, The Right Taco.


The High Road Performer Spotlight: Ladislao Loera

Ladi is an artist, improviser, 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.

Tomorrow night, Ladi will tell a tale of magical thinking and finding a new direction in his piece, A Valid Option, A Fork in the Road.