Patrick Knisely & David Meyers

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David Blake Meyers is an Austin-based writer/director/musician, and creator of Lights, Camera Content: a website featuring profiles of artists, entertainers, and other industry professionals, that explores the intersection of art and technology. Meyers, an Austin native, graduated from UCLA with a major in Comparative Literature and returned to his hometown in 2007 where he has written, produced and directed various stage and film productions. Along with Patrick Knisely, David co-wrote and directed the award-winning musical Gus! (2009). David’s credits also include co-authoring and directing the play Drywall (2008), and the pilot episode of Hangers (2011-unsold). David is set to release his long anticipated musical release this summer (2014).

Patrick Knisely is a writer and performer from Austin, Texas. Along with David Meyers he has co-written and co-produced the original stage plays Gus! (2009) and Drywall (2008) as part of FronteraFest. Patrick and David have written, filmed and acted in a variety of comedy sketches together. In addition, Patrick and David wrote the original teleplay pilot Hangers (2011), a presentation version of which is currently in post-production. Patrick studied at and graduated from three improvisational comedy schools in Austin and currently teaches improv at The New Movement (Austin). He has performed in comedy festivals in Austin, Chicago, Dallas and New York. His comedy troupe Opposites performs improv and sketch regularly at The New Movement Theater including an upcoming monthly show starting in 2012. Patrick is Production Manager, as well as a regular performer, for the Puppet Improv Project (PIP). Patrick helps the PIP build puppets for its productions. In addition Patrick builds puppets, along with his wife Erica, for their puppet making and performance company Abstract Rainbow. Abstract Rainbow performs a comedy variety show featuring sketch, improv, puppetry, song and dance. Patrick was a writer and performer with the sketch comedy show UpTowne at ColdTowne Theater between 2008 and 2010. He was an original cast member of the successful Gnap! Theater Projects main-stage improv show Dusk: Improvised Tween Erotica at Salvage Vanguard Theater in 2009. Patrick also wrote comedy and theater reviews for the online website Austinist between 2010 and 2011. Patrick has acted in and assisted on various film projects including works by Blue Goggles Films (Epilogue, Breakaways, Twisted Metal: Home Sweet Home), Alleyway Art (The Butterfly Stroke, The Misadventures) and various other productions.