Trill Comedy Festival

October 3-6, 2019

Houston’s most dynamic and diverse comedy festival features 9 shows with more than 100 comedians performing improv, sketch comedy, stand-up comedy, performance art, variety shows and more.

2019 Headliners

Long Form Improv; Los Angeles, CA

White Women is an improv team of all black men based in Los Angeles. Formed after meeting at the UCB Black History Month Show in 2013, this team has been featured at theaters all over Los Angeles and the country, performing at such festivals as Stumptown in Portland, and Out of Bounds in Austin. They also have written and produced videos for Comedy Central, College Humor, and Funny or Die. They were listed on Vulture’s list of “Comedians You Should Know” in 2018. 

Stand Up; Los Angeles, CA

Vanessa Gonzalez is originally from Texas and was voted “Best Stand-up Comic” in the Austin Chronicle before her recent move to Los Angeles. She was a breakout as one of the New Faces of the 2017 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and subsequently created and starred in a webseries called “Ms. Vanessa” for Mas Mejor, a digital platform that is part of Lorne Michael’s company Broadway Video. She was recently featured on TruTV’s “Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks” and has a half hour stand-up special for Comedy Central and a short special on HBO Latino airing in 2019.

Special Guests

Long Form Improv; Los Angeles, CA

Hot Hot Pickle is an improv team based out of the Upright Citizens Brigade Los Angeles Theatre. HHP had a long running sketch show at UCB and won the UCB Improv Cagemtach, because everyone loves competition comedy. Members have written and performed for Comedy Central , HBO , Adult Swim, NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, FX, TBS, the CW, Pop TV, Funny or Die & UCB Comedy.

4 Days | 10 Shows | 15+ Hours of Comedy | 100+ Performers
Station Theater – 1230 Houston Ave