Actor. Writer. Comedian.
Paige Elson is an actor, writer, and comedian originally from Stockton, California. She is a staff writer for seasons twelve and thirteen of BYUtv's sketch comedy series Studio C and is a mentee in Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad Mentorship program. Her comedic short film "Drunk Girl Therapist" was accepted into the San Francisco Black Film Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival: Film & Screenplay Competition presented by HBO (2020).
Paige also writes and performs live sketch comedy and improv at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) in Los Angeles. She is a part of their house sketch team, putting up new shows every month as well as their house improv team that performs every Sunday. She also wrote, produced, and starred in the ten minute play "Grandma Makes History" which premiered at UCB. Paige has performed comedy at Austin Texas' Out of Bounds Comedy Festival as well as the Los Angeles Indie Improv Festival. Check out some of her live performance dates in the tab above.
Paige has been featured in videos for Refinery29, HITRECORD, Proactiv, Issa Rae's Raedio, and many short films. Paige is also the co-creator of webseries 2's Company & Stuff which she created with April Rock.
Even though Paige does crazy, live comedy shows, she received her BA in Theater with an emphasis in Acting from Pepperdine University and loves that fact. She treats all forms of theater very seriously and will never let people forget to respect the theater. While at Pepperdine, Paige created and produced the Ukumbi Showcase which featured the theater department's African American performers under the direction of Nic Few and Tamiyka White.