If you were patient enough to pay attention in Latin class, then you know that “Nox” means “night.” Nox! started with the idea of focusing solely on performing a style called the Bat, which is an audio-only format done in complete darkness. After having fun with this initial idea, we realized it was a fire hazard for us to to perform in different venues, so we began telling personal stories. These stories are fueled by the mantra “get weird,” resulting in comedy that is often dark, physical, and patient. What does this all mean? It means Nox! is a close-knit group that thrives on disaster, the bizarre, and our mutual love of fashion and shopping. 
 
Special thanks to the hard work and efforts of the following people, who made us who we are today: Sara Armour, Matt Berman, Sarah Donnelly, Sean O'Connor, Elizabeth O'Neill, and Cassidy Russell for all your amazing work. Additional thanks to Pete Bergen, Justin Purvis, and Joe Uchno.
 
Sean Paul Ellis has been taking classes at Washington Improv Theater since 2008 but has yet to finish the curriculum. He’s extremely lucky to have surrounded himself with talented, hardworking, and fun friends. Before starting Nox!, Sean was a member of the indie troupe DMG and WIT house team Caveat. He is also a WIT faculty member and has taught levels 1B and 3. A board member for District Improv, Sean collaborates with others to organize the annual District Improv Festival in DC. Sean has also toured and performed with the devised theater company dog & pony dc for the show A Killing Game. One day he plans to rescue a pug.
Stacy Hayashi has been performing improv since 2010, currently with Nox!, WIT Harold Team Love Onion, freestyle rap troupe Mr. Meaner, and the all-women Sweater Kittens. Fun fact: Stacy is super gullible, so one of Nox!'s warm-up games is Let's-See-What-Stacy-Will-Believe! Stacy has trained at WIT, DC Improv, and Magnet Theater, and has studied clowning and bouffon at the Center for Movement Theatre. She previously performed with indie troupes Prettier Than You (co-founder) and Neighbors. She currently partners with District Improv to run the experimental jam Improv Sandbox. Stacy is a huge fan of the dance scene from Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, so if you hear "Time After Time" playing, go find her!
Brianna Lux was a fan of Nox! before she was a member. Her response to the text asking if she would be interested in playing with Nox! was "OMGholy[expletive]yesplease." She is a founding member of the indie improv troupe Aboulia!, and apparently will only be on troupes with an exclamation point in the name. She has trained at WIT and DC Improv and has workshopped with instructors from UCB and The Annoyance Theatre. She has performed at festivals in DC, Baltimore, Harrisburg, NYC, and Chicago, and was an ensemble member of WIT's 2013 Capital Fringe Festival show, Lore. Brianna is also a board member for District Improv, which brings the annual District Improv Festival to DC.
Aaron Mosby is a founding member of Nox! who began his theatrical and improvisational education as a teenager at the world-renowned Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis, MN. He picked up his improv training ten-ish years later at WIT in the summer of 2009. In 2010, Aaron joined the WIT facility as a TA and began teaching in 201. Aaron’s performance career includes the Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament (FIST), the 2012 POTUS Among Us run, and directing “Twilight Zone-prov” during Improvapolooza 2013. In 2014, he became a member of WIT's Board of Directors.
 Chris Ulrich performs regularly in Washington Improv Theater and DC Improv Comedy shows with troupes Nox!, King Bee, and Jive Turkey. He was a cast member in the DC based comedy pilot, Capital Gym, which was entered in the 2009 NexTV Pilot Competition and has appeared on the Food Network’s Dinner Impossible with Chef Robert Irvine. He has studied improvisational comedy at the Uprights Citizens Brigade and The Magnet Theater in New York, Improv Olympic and Annoyance Theater in Chicago and Los Angeles, and at the Washington Improv Theater and DC Improv in Washington. Chris is an expert on body language and best friends with Oprah Winfrey.
Matt Winterhalter began his improv journey in 2008 when he enrolled in classes at WIT, DC Improv, and Theatre Lab. Since then he has completed WIT's curriculum and supplemented his training with classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center. Matt has performed as a member of WIT Harold Teams Private Elevator, Capybara, Safavi, and King Bee. Matt is grateful to perform with the talented and supportive members of Nox! and to be a part of DC's improv community.
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