LA Board Members

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Christine Casagrande


 CO- President LOCA

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Abbey Robertson is the Vice President of Operations at ATN Entertainment and the Co-Founder of the Ladies of Comedy Association. Abbey spent the first decade of her career in representation, and was a talent manager at Apostle, The Collective, and Adept Entertainment. Abbey was a producer of Funny Women Fest in Los Angeles in its third year, after having helped program the industry panels and judges with LOCA in its first two years. A lifelong comedy enthusiast, she moved to Los Angeles from Alexandria, Louisiana in 2005 and started out by producing hundreds of live shows in town. Abbey is the Executive Director of the forthcoming nonprofit The Best Medicine Project, an organization dedicated to paying for or supplementing the costs associated with mental healthcare and substance abuse for stand-up comedians.





Molly Hurwitz is a Manager/Producer at Zero Gravity Management. While she is both a Lit and Talent Manager, the through line of her clients is COMEDY. Born and raised in NYC, she began her career as an Agent Trainee at UTA before spending several years in TV and Film at ICM Partners. An NYU Honors graduate (go Violets/Bobcats!), Molly currently lives walking distance from some of the best comedy clubs in LA. Her favorite television show is FRASIER, and her favorite movie is BEST IN SHOW.




Claire is a producer, communications specialist and talent manager, known for collaborating with charitable organizations to create and market unique live events. In 2013, she moved from Sydney, Australia, to pursue her passion in Los Angeles.

In comedy, she was worked as a venue & talent booker, producer, marketing and communications manager and a talent manager and currently has two shows in development and specializes in touring and special projects.

A pioneer in the experiential and digital event spaces, Claire formed Comedia, Inc to help bring her projects to life and to work with others to help share their creative visions with the world. In 2018, she created Portraits for Progress, working with 10 comedians to support their favorite charities and is now working on several philanthropic comedy concepts .




Alexia Rosenfield is the owner and CEO of Alexia Productions, a Los Angeles based company producing live standup comedy shows at high-profile venues throughout California. A native of Orange County, Alexia has almost a decade of entertainment industry experience. She is a proud alumnae of the USC School of Cinematic Arts with a background in film and television. Always developing her next show, Alexia has a unique eye for both content and talent.