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The Ghost Of Christopher Columbus Theater Smudging Spectacular

  • stand up comedy improv comedy diversity sketch comedy storytelling

Every year on Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the ghost of Christopher Columbus rises from his grave to terrorize Native American people and the day after Columbus Day it’s our responsibility to scare him away with the things he fears most, laughter and jokes from Native performers!

The Ghost Of Christopher Columbus Theater Smudging Spectacular 2019 : A showcase of Native American Talent features sketch, stand up, storytelling and videos from some of the coolest and funniest Natives in the game, cleansing the UCB Theatre with jokes instead of smudge.

Stand Up From
Kaitlyn Jeffers (Sisseton-Wahpeton)
Monique Moreau (Saulteaux \ Cree First Nations)
Jana Schmieding (Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux)
Jim Ruel (Ojibwe)

Characters From
Tai Leclaire (Mohawk + Mi’qmak)
Timmy Mayse (Cherokee)

Storytelling From
Taylor Orci (Sandia Pueblo)
William JehuGarroutte (Cherokee)

Reading Excerpts From Her Book Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s
Tiffany Midge(Standing Rock Sioux)

A Short Film From
Joey Clift(Cowlitz)

Native Weekend Update With Jason Grasl and Darrell Dennis
FeaturingJason Grasl(Blackfeet),Darrell Dennis(Secwepemc) andLucas Brown Eyes(Oglala Lakota)

A Sketch Written ByErik Fritts(Ojibwe)
StarringBenny Wayne Sully(Sicangu Lakota),Kyla Garcia(TaΓ­no),Shannon Joy Rodgers(Cherokee) andErik Fritts(Ojibwe)

Hosted byLucas Brown Eyes, Jana Schmieding, Joey Clift

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