Cake Walk solves life's little mishaps, situation comedy style! Always unscripted, the show also features commercials, memorable characters and crazy costume changes. They're a must see improv comedy team
"The Cake Walk troupe has a lot of fun creating characters, working on the back stories and reimagining iconic shows such as our current show "the Ebony Cruise" which is a play on the 'love boat'," said Tashika Campbell who begin studying improv at BIG in August 2017.
Originally from Charlotte, N.C. Tashika is a founding member of the indie troupe Cake Walk, a situational comedy improv team. She also co-produces and co-hosts the "Peep Show" which celebrates women, gender minorities, non-binary and LGBTQ persons.
The team formed in October 2018 with Tashika Campbell, Rob Phoenix, Brandin Bowden, and Dante Moore as its founding members. In addition to their regular shows, the team also performs with The Baltimore Tastemaker Series: An interview and comedy show with black people in Baltimore who are making moves featuring black performers from throughout the Baltimore Improv Group.
"We love to explore new comedic situations and push the improv envelope," said Rob Phoenix. "It's a cruise unlike any other."
Rob began his improv comedy journey in 2015 with BIG. He performs with the indie troupes Fractal and Scrapple. When he isn't performing Rob works in satellite radio.
Brandin has come a long way since his first stage performance as a bill in a youth production of SchoolHouse Rock. He started taking improv classes in 2015 and was part of the original Conservatory group and continuing with Harold Night. Brandin is also part of long-running indie team Scrapple.
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