Shelly Colman is the 2014 Newcomer National Grand Champion and a native New Yorker. She was born in Brooklyn a million years ago, before it was Hip and has been un-hip ever since. She has been performing since 3rd grade when she played Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, in P.S. 161’s abridged version of The Wizard of Oz. More recent highlights include performances at The New York Shakespeare Festival’s Public Theater, Absolute Comedy Toronto & Ottawa and most recently, Gotham Comedy Club with the Ladies of Laughter. When she’s not on stage you can hear her on 90.7 WFUV FM and WFUV.org.