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Riley Billingsley

Hello! I'm Riley. I am a 28 year old actor living in Los Angeles. Before moving to LA, I came from midwest roots, growing up in Michigan and going to Columbia College in Chicago. There I got my BA in Theatre, and found my love of improv and sketch comedy, working with teachers from Second City and collaborating on many improv and sketch comedy shows as well as working on some wonderful stage productions. Since moving to Los Angeles I've felt many things: excitement, homesickness, self-doubt, confusion (how does anyone know what month it is with such nice weather? ), but most importantly, I've felt an overwhelming feeling of happiness when I get to step on stage or on set and do what I love. Three years ago I co-created It's Personal, a performance group where our performers write their own solo performance pieces and perform them on stage. We perform the third thursday of the month at The Complex Theaters, with a rotating cast and different themes. We were even voted Time Out LA's "Top Ten Shows to See" at the Hollywood Fringe Festival! In addition to writing and performing in as well as producing a theater show, I have been continuing to study improv and acting, as well as had the opportunity to have some amazing onscreen opportunities. I am also the cohost of the podcast The Break Up, where we interview people about breakups, relationships, and dating. In my free time I love reading, writing, traveling, and petting cute dogs.