Gilli is a writer and performer, and very happy to be here. She worked as a staff writer at Defy Media, writing for such web shows as Honest Trailers, ClevverTV, and She is currently the writer for the popular web show Drama King with Kingsley. At UCB she has studied under greats such as Ian Roberts, Alex Fernie, Eugene Cordero, Todd Fasen, Mike Leffingwell, Will McLaughlin, and Julie Brister. She has also studied at The Westside Comedy Theater and The Groundlings. Gilli was a member of the WCT House team Mad Hugs, and is incredibly stoked that, after three years on Harold night, her team Winslow has become a house team that runs the show Winslow: F*ck, Marry, Kill at UCB Sunset on Fridays at 9pm. Gilli can also be seen as an actor on the fabulous UCB Maude team Glendale. Additional UCB credits include Tournament of Nerds, Cagematch, Starpunch, A Night Of Bi-Partisan Comedy, A Clamorous Salute to St. Patty's, Teddy's Funk Pad, The UCB Thanksgiving Parade, Celebrity Barf Machine, her solo sketch show Burning and Yearning with Gilli Nissim, and her favorite, Dads and Grads, a show where several UCB improvisors got to perform with their dads and everyone smiled a ton. Gilli also hosts an interactive late night-style talk show called We're Gross with Gilli Nissim. Small screen credits include Childrens' Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV, You're Whole and a slew of web commercials that she isn't sure how to find. She has also had the pleasure of lending her voice to the animated shows Friendship All stars of Friendship for L Studios and Pillow Fight for Adult Swim. Gilli also performs stand up comedy all over LA including the Comedy Store, The Ice House, The Westside Comedy Theater, Flappers, and UCB. She hosts Get On Up!, the UCB weekly open mic and would love to do your show as well thank you for asking! Her other interests include dining out at reasonably priced restaurants with large portion sizes, petting dogs from up close, and waving at them from afar.

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