Actor. Writer. Comedian.
Paige Elson is an actor, writer, and comedian originally from Stockton, California and is a mentee in Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad Mentorship program. She has been featured in videos for Refinery29, HITRECORD, Proactiv, Issa Rae's Raedio and many short films. Her writing credits include writing for seasons twelve and thirteen of BYUtv's sketch comedy series Studio C. Her comedic short film "Drunk Girl Therapist" that she wrote, starred in, and produced recently premiered at the San Francisco Black Film Festival and was also accepted into the Women in Comedy Festival: Film & Screenplay Competition presented by HBO and the 28th LA Comedy Festival.
Paige co-hosts pop culture podcast This Is a Moment where she and Imia Hawkins discuss their favorite moments in pop culture. The podcast can be listened to on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other streaming platforms. Before the theater closed, Paige wrote and performed live comedy on house teams at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB). Paige has performed comedy at Austin Texas' Out of Bounds Comedy Festival as well as the Los Angeles Indie Improv Festival.
Paige has a true love for the arts and received her BA in Theater with an emphasis in Acting from Pepperdine University. While at Pepperdine, Paige created and produced the Ukumbi Showcase which featured the theater department's African American performers. A competitive gymnast who trained with Bela Karolyi, the High School Homecoming Queen, and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Pepperdine, Paige is a multi-faced force of quirky, compelling talent.