Comedy Resume

Erica Palgon Comedy Casting Resume


  • T‐Mobile (with Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Sobe ad for 2009 Super Bowl
  • All Bran (with John McEnroe)
  • Verizon “Can you Hear Me Now” guy
  • Coke Zero, Bud Light, Time Warner Cable, Lever 2000
  • Swiffer, Stride Gum, AMEX, Citibank, Phillips 66, Lowe’s 
  • Geico, Lendingtree,
  • ESPY Awards (with John Cena)
  • Greenpeace Campaign – cast Michael Showalter, Lewis Black and up and coming comedy talent telling their worst jokes
  • On-camera promos: 
    • 30 Rock
    • TNT, TBS/Domino’s
    • TLC Say Yes to The Dress
    • Discovery Channel/SC Johnson 


  • Visa (with Ronde & Tiki Barber)
  • Virgin Mobile (with Wyclef Jean)
  • Coinstar
  • Ameritrade (“Stuart”) 
  • Verizon (“Ringtones”, “Store”, “Bridesmaids”, “Airport” spots)


Erica has cast many hilarious cross-promos and commercials for Comedy Central…

  • Bud Light
  • 3 Musketeers
  • Twix
  • Subway
  • Comedy Central App
  • Cigna 
  • Burger King
  • Papa Johns
  • Budweiser
  • Axe
  • Geico
  • Kia
  • Experian
  • Twizzlers
  • Uber
  • McDonalds
  • Lowes
  • Dave & Busters
  • Cadillac
  • Pop Tarts
  • Butterfingers
  • Comedy Central Festival promo

Comedy Central Series, Film, Comedy Special Promos: 

  • First Promos for Amy Schumer show 
  • Broad City 
  • The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 
  • Tosh.0
  • South Park
  • Workaholics/Stride Gum
  • Comedian Eugene Mirman 1 hour comedy special
  • Secret Lives of Pets 2


  • Mean Girls
    • (Paramount Pictures, NY Casting)
  • Something’s Gotta Give
    • (Columbia Pictures, NY Casting)
  • Holiday
    • (Columbia Pictures, NY Casting)
  • Aquamarine
    • (Fox 2000, NY Casting)
  • Hedwig And The Angry Inch
    • (Sundance 2001)
  • Shortbus
    • (Cannes 2006)
  • Double Whammy
    • (Sundance 2001)
  • Series 7
    • (Sundance 2001)
  • Great World Of Sound
    • (Sundance 2005)
  • Just Like The Son
    • (Tribeca Festival 2006)
  • Doomsdays
    • (with Justin Rice & Leo Fitzpatrick)
  • Hannah Has A Ho Phase
    • (featuring SNL cast member Kate McKinnon
  • Stay At Home
    • (LA Shorts Festival, Big Apple Film Festival)
  • Corn Dog Baby
    • (ensemble of up and coming improv/comedy talent.)  
  • C Street
    • (starring Dylan Walsh, Don Stark, Michael Gross, Bruce Altman, Jessica Blank, Grainger Hines, and Carey Lowell)
  • Thirsty
    • (musical biopic about drag queen Thirsty Burlington)
  • Dumping Lisa 
  • Murt Ramirez Wants To Kick My Ass
  • Amateurs

  • Blank Meets Blank for TRUTV
    • (comedy series for Rachel Dratch show) 
  • 2014 Shorty Awards
    • (award show for best social media content.) Erica served as casting consultant, attached host Natasha Leggero and presenters Matt Walsh, H. Jon Benjamin and Gilbert Gottfried.  
  • Delirium’s Daughters, directed by Kathleen Butler 
    • (modern day commedia dell ‘arte play)


Over her 20 year career Erica has become an exceptional casting director having worked and learned from an array of commercial and film directors, allowing her to develop her own natural techniques in directing, inventive casting ideas and teaching methods…. 

  • John Cameron Mitchell, Tom DiCillo, Jesse Peretz, Russell Bates, Doug Nichol
  • Mike Bigelow, Baker Smith, Mikon Van Gastel, Matt Aselton, Phil Morrison
  • Jeff Preiss, David Gordon Green, Pam Thomas, Kinka Usher, Frank Samuel
  • Dewey Nicks, Mark Pellington, Mark Tiedemann, Fredrik Bond, Stacy Wall
  • Morgan J Freeman 


  • Improv: Erica graduated from Level 1 and 2 Improv at The PIT (The People’s Improv Theater). 

  • Mortified: Erica explored the world of storytelling in the hilarious show “Mortified”. She read and revealed her cringeworthy and yes mortifying sleep-away camp letters in front of a huge audience at Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Storytelling: Erica took Storytelling Level 1 with multi Moth winner Adam Wade and performed her story in the graduation show at the Magnet Theater, NYC.

  • Writing: Writing has always been a passion of Erica’s since the age of 7. She was a creative writing major at Ithaca College. She loves writing true stories and has kept every one of her journals (including her favorite Judy Blume diary).  In 2021 she took Autobiographical Comedy Writing at The Squirrel Theater, in NYC taught by Arti Gollapudi. The class combined Erica’s two loves..comedy and writing true stories.

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