Meet Monarch.

The industry's funniest fake design firm.

Meet the Cast

Starring

Family Lawyer

Abram Rabinowitz

Abram Rabinowitz

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?
Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White

Abe has been navigating Chicago comedy since 2003. He’s done shows and standup showcases all over the world, from The Paul Bunyan Comedy Festival in Oscoda, MI to a mom and pop cafe in the Himalayan foothills of Northern India. He also kicks around his two-man show, MAN1 MAN2. He is a member of ComedySportz Chicago ensemble and a darn good artist, too.

 

Design Director @ Monarch

Brit Belsheim

Brit Belsheim

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Brit Belsheim is an actress, writer, and comedienne in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Southern California as well as the National Bartending School. Brit has studied acting and improvisation in Los Angeles and Chicago.

Principal @ Monarch

Jamie Campbell

Jamie Campbell

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?
Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager
Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room

A classically-trained stage-actor, Jamie has also studied with every major comedy institution in Chicago, including Second City, ComedySportz, iO, and The Annoyance.  He has appeared in theatrical productions throughout the nation, including stints with Wayside Theatre, Brain Surgeon Theatre, Hobo Junction, Nightingale Theatre, and many more.

 

Founder/Magician @ Monarch

Jay Sukow

Jay Sukow

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?
Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager
Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking

Jay will gladly talk endlessly about how much better the world would be if everyone took just one improv class. He has taught and performed improv professionally for over 25 years and is the founder of Today Improv, which teaches improv to actors, business, and everybody else, all over the world.

Intern somedays; CEO/Emperor others

Kevin Chang

Kevin Chang

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Kevin was unable to provide an official bio as he’s currently locked in a closet. That said, we’ve learned that when not performing or interning for Monarch, Kevin is typically operating as a Product Manager focussed on the intersection of design and technology. Previously he’s worked at Sotheby’s, Designer Pages, and ArtBinder. Currently, Kevin is working at Wayfair.

 

Sebastian

Kevin Pomeroy

Kevin Pomeroy

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie

Kevin Pomeroy is a Chicago based comedian and improviser who has performed in shows all over the country. He currently tours with Mission Improvable performing for colleges and military bases across the US. He co-created The Stevens Family, and was a regular ensemble member with ComedySportz Chicago for the past six years. He also performs stand-up at various venues around Chicago.

Mugger (Abe's girlfriend)

Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?
Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd

Maggie Smith is a writer and actor based in Chicago. She has performs for The Second City Theatricals, ComedySportz, and on live TV on The Jam on Chicago’s WCIU network. Her writing credits include The Onion, McSweeney’s, Reductress, The Second City Network, and her own satirical news show at The Second City called “The News* with Maggie Smith.”

 

Design Director @ Monarch

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager
Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Ryan Williams graduated from Metro State in Denver with a BA in Theatre. He is also a graduate of The Players Workshop West in Denver and The Second City Conservatory in Chicago. He has been studying, performing, and teaching acting and improvisation for over eleven years.

Guest Starring

Chief Creative Officer @ Tarkett

Chris Stulpin

Chris Stulpin

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

 

Director of Sales @ Arcadia

David Logsdon

David Logsdon

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

RVP @ OFS Brands

Doug Shapiro

Doug Shapiro

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

 

CEO @ Designer Pages

Jacob Slevin

Jacob Slevin

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Vice President A&D @ Teknion

Jennifer Busch

Jennifer Busch

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking

 

Director of Workplace Strategy @ Humanscale

Jon Strassner

Jon Strassner

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking

V.P. of Marketing @ Bentley

Sherry Dreger

Sherry Dreger

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

 

V.P. of Design @ Bentley

Todd van der Kruik

Todd van der Kruik

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride
Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Supporting Cast

Blake

Blake Sawicki

Blake Sawicki

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

 

Yoga Instructor @ Bentley

Brianne Fitzpatrick

Brianne Fitzpatrick

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Ryan's Fiance

Caitlin Chuckta

Caitlin Chuckta

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

 

Chloe (Brick's Little Sister)

Chloe Mesick

Chloe Mesick

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White

Jackie

Jacklyn Collier

Jacklyn Collier

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away

 

Becca with the is-is awards

Jessie Stegner

Jessie Stegner

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room

Contractor for Monarch

Keith Whipple

Keith Whipple

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

 

Wiz the Magnificent

Kyle Pacek

Kyle Pacek

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?
Season Two, Episode #03 Magic Carpet Ride

Director 1

Kyrian Okane

Kyrian Okane

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

 

Adelaide

Lindsey Finn

Lindsey Finn

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language
Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie

Lark, Chip's Assistant

Mallorie Marino

Mallorie Marino

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd

 

Big Ceasar, The Bookie

Matt Castellvi

Matt Castellvi

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Materials Whisperer

Pat Dwyer

Pat Dwyer

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie
Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design
Season One, Episode #02 Elephant In the Room
Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

 

Director 2

Simone McAlonen

Simone McAlonen

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

Triad 3

Steve Ling

Steve Ling

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie

 

Dance Coach

Tamara Ohana

Tamara Ohana

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

Triad 1

Will Cheng

Will Cheng

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie

 

Triad 2

Yoanna Wei

Yoanna Wei

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #01 The NDA That Got Away
Season One, Episode #05 Luck Be a Leftie

Featuring

Anita Vongphrachanh Anita

Anita Vongphrachanh

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Autumn Hoffmeier Senior Interior Designer @ HOK

Autumn Hoffmeier

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Bennett Friedman Owner of AF Supply Corp.

Bennett Friedman

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White

Bradley Holway Referee

Bradley Holway

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Brittany Lance Design Manager @ Gensler

Brittany Lance

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Cheryl Durst Executive V.P./CEO @ IIDA Headquarters

Cheryl Durst

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Chip DeGrace Executive Creative Director @ Interface Inc.

Chip DeGrace

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #05 Neocon'd

Dan Kaplan Senior Partner @ FXCollaborative Architects

Dan Kaplan

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White

Don Canty Owner of Designlines

Don Canty

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking

Eric Vechionne Co-Founder @ 10x

Eric Vechionne

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #06 Sitting Is The New Smoking

Jason Pugh Project Architect/Urban Designer @ Gensler

Jason Pugh

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Karen Knight Marketing Manager @ Sedia Systems

Karen Knight

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Laurel Petriello Yoga Student

Laurel Petriello

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Lee Golub Executive V.P. @ Golub & Company, LLC.

Lee Golub

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Liesl Krieger Hockey Babe

Liesl Krieger

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Lyle Wells Referee

Lyle Wells

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Madison O’Connor Hockey Babe

Madison O’Connor

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Matt McCormick Northeast Regional V.P. @ OFS Brands

Matt McCormick

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #02 Happy, In Another Language

Michael Greenberg Owner of Interior Investments

Michael Greenberg

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Raleigh Cohen Junior Interior Designer @ Gensler

Raleigh Cohen

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Rick Gunther Referee

Rick Gunther

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Rick Joutras Whitney Associate & Ind. Designer @ Qdesign

Rick Joutras

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Ryan Menke SVP Sales and Marketing @ OFS Brands

Ryan Menke

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #01 Seeking Kurt For Goldie

Salman Chaudry Hallway Extra / Yoga Student

Salman Chaudry

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #03 Healthy Design

Tim Schroeder President @ Duravit USA

Tim Schroeder

participated in these episodes:

Season One, Episode #04 50 Shades of White

Wolfgang Holzl Referee

Wolfgang Holzl

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #04 The Wager

Performances By

Anthony Greenz Fire Dancer

Anthony Greenz

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

Charlie Dando Fire Dancer

Charlie Dando

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

Sara VonGillern Fire Dancer

Sara VonGillern

participated in these episodes:

Season Two, Episode #06 Is Your Carpet Smart?

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