Reggie Watts – Out of Control & PS122ILuvU
Watts is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary comedic performer. His shows are mostly improvised and consist of stream of consciousness standup in various shifting personas, mixed with loop pedal-based a cappella compositions. Some of these improvised songs have become popular on YouTube and are often requested at his shows, such as the hip hop pastiche “Fuck Shit Stack” and “Out of Control”.
Watts’ comedic experience includes the New York–L.A. alternative comedy scenes, SXSW, projects with The Yes Men,the Montreal Comedy Festival, Cape Town and Edinburgh Comedy Festivals, TBA Festival in Portland, Oregon, New Yorks Under The Radar Festival, The Fuse Box Festival in Austin, Bonnaroo, Sasquatch Festival, several BBC live radio events and a recent feature on CollegeHumor.com’s ‘CH Live’ stand-up comedy series. Starting in 2007 he began creating experimental multi-media theater with long-time friend and playwright Tommy Smith. They have generated two pieces, Disinformation and Transition. The latter premieres at the 2009 Under The Radar Fest at the Public Theater, New York. He lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn presently.