Janell Lenfert

is an actor, writer, and voice over artist that has been been performing and writing in Los Angeles since 2011.  She recently performed a musical she wrote and starred in at iO West and has been asked to extend the show to the Groundlings for a performance in February 2018.  She was selected out of over 5,000 applicants as 1 of 60 comedy writers for the 2015 CBS Diversity Sketch Showcase and successfully got 3 pieces into a 24 piece show.  She has studied acting/comedy with Lesly Kahn,  Stan Kirsch, Anthony Meindl, and Killian McHugh, and has studied improv and sketch at The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade.  Her work has been featured in the L.A. Scripted Festival, and the L.A. Women’s Comedy Festival.  She has completed the “Pretty Funny Women” stand-up course with Lisa Sundstedt.  And you can watch her perform sketch every third Sunday of the month with her team, Duke, at iO West.