Celey Schumer

Represented by: Meaghan Denomme

Bio

Celey is an Actor, Writer, and Comedian, working on both coasts. A sketch and improv regular at the Upright Citizens Brigade and the People’s Improv Theatre, she also performs standup regularly – a favorite gig was opening for Michelle Wolf in Burlington, Vermont. On screen, Celey can be found on Comedy Central, Hatched, the Travel Channel, Bustle, and in various commercials including Snickers, Aflac, and Yoplait. She is a lead on the SeekaTV show EXTRA/ORDINARY, opposite BBC’s Will Turner Roden and Broadway’s Tiffany Mann. Celey hosts and produces the popular nostalgic movie review podcast STILL GOD IT. Celey is currently developing a queer feature romcom called LAST FIRST CRUSH, and a women’s hockey feature BREAKOUT with director Nicol Paone (FRIENDSGIVING, CHICK FIGHT, BIG GAY SKETCH SHOW), and the adaptation of author YS Lee’s THE AGENCY novels (Victorian England girl spies!). Before working in the entertainment industry, Celey earned degrees in Physics and Studio Art from Middlebury College, and a Masters in Structural Engineering from the University of Washington. She is a fairly competent woodworker and silversmith.

Resume

FILM & TELEVISION
Last First Crush (Feature) — In-Development with Artists First – 2020
**BlackList featured Script** | **Austin Film Fest Semifinalist** | Queer romantic comedy.

Inconceivable (Pilot) — In-Development – 2020
Dark comedy about the world of women’s fertility drugs…and the dealing opportunities therein

Breakout (Feature and Pilot) — In-Development – 2019
Women’s college ice hockey dramedy, in feature-film and hour-long tv pilot formats

COMEDY
BoogieManja Sketch Comedy — The People’s Improv Theatre — 2017-2021
Performer and writer for seasons 4-8 of the sketch comedy collective, performing monthly on the MainStage of the People’s Improv Theatre in NYC and sometimes other venues such as UCB.

Quarantune: the Musical — BoogieManja Video Series – 2020

Stand up comedian
New York Comedy Club, Gotham, UCB, & others

PUBLISHED WRITING
Confessions of a Funny Girl — Essay for Yahoo! Beauty

The Revenant Should Be Left In the River to Drown — Essay for B*tchFlicks

Agesim and Female Superheroes — Essay for B*tchFlicks

Guest staff writer — CultureSonar — 2016-2018
Favorite articles include: ‘Shazam was Real,’ ‘The Rise of the Female Showrunner,’ and ‘(Shattered) Fantasy Football: the Stages of Grief.’

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
~ Performer resume available upon request
~ Paralegal Work and Case summaries — Usually for wrongful termination suits — 2017-2020
~ Still Got it Podcast — 2016-Present
Host and producer of the nostalgic movie review podcast. Edit all episodes, create questions for guests, and write all social media & blog posts, etc.
~ Welden Theatre – 2009-Present
Assistant manager and Social media manager for a small-town movie theatre. Handle all website, facebook, and other copy as well as marketing and email correspondence.

EDUCATION
~ Upright Citizens Brigade, The People’s Improv Theatre (New York, NY)
All levels of improv and advances study, as well as some sketch writing.
~ Blueprint Screenwriting Group w/ Timothy Cooper
~ University of Washington School of Engineering (Seattle, WA)
Masters of Science: Structural Engineering
~Tufts University School of Engineering (Somerville, MA)
Post Baccalaureate Program: Civil and Environmental Engineering
~Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
Bachelors in Physics and Studio Art

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