Amy Schumer is a standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. Schumer is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the award winning “Inside Amy Schumer,” the popular Comedy Central television series, which premiered in April 2013 to the network’s highest season premiere ratings of that year. “Inside Amy Schumer” won the 2015 Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Sketch series. In 2015, the show was honored with the first-ever Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sketch Variety Series. Schumer was also nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. Schumer received honors for Individual Achievement in Comedy and Outstanding Achievement in Comedy from the Television Critics Association in 2015. Additionally, she was awarded the 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Among the show’s many accolades, it also received the prestigious Peabody Award in 2014.
Schumer’s first book, The New York Times bestseller The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo, earned her a 2017 Grammy Award nomination for Best Spoken Word Album and was released in paperback in August 2017.
In 2017, Schumer starred alongside Goldie Hawn in the mother-daughter comedy Snatched, of which she also produced. That same year, she was seen in Jason Hall’s drama Thank You For Your Service.
Most recently, Schumer starred and produced the STX comedy, I Feel Pretty, released last April. She is currently traveling on her Amy Schumer and Friends tour, performing in cities around the country. Her podcast, “Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith” premiered its second season on Spotify in October 2018.
Schumer’s Universal Pictures hit Trainwreck dominated the 2015 summer comedy worldwide box office. She won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy and was nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award in the category of Original Screenplay. That same year, the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) honored Schumer with The Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. Schumer’s latest one-hour Comedy special titled “The Leather Special” is currently streaming on Netflix. The special earned her a nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Variety Special. Her one-hour HBO comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo” directed by Chris Rock, premiered on October 17, 2015, and was HBO’s most watched Saturday night comedy special debut since December 2009. She is Tony nominated for her role in Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower”. Schumer tours theaters and arenas all over the world. She is the only female comic to headline Madison Square Garden. She is a proud founding member of Time’s Up.
Leesa Evans is a true purveyor of style: from her work as a costume designer for film to her dedication as a private stylist for celebrities and professional clients alike. Her personal philosophy and professional inspiration are drawn from a lifelong commitment to fashion, individuality, and the art of storytelling.
Raised in Laguna Beach, the daughter of a couture designer with retail stores in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, Leesa grew up in and around the fashion industry. She spent her formative years at runway shows, mingling with the socialites, politician’s wives and rock stars that her mother designed for. It was here that Leesa experienced firsthand the intricacies of the fashion world. She went on to spend the first part of her career working alongside her mother, gaining extensive experience in clothing design, manufacturing, as well as the retail business.
However, once Leesa was given the opportunity to work with a costume designer in 1989, she found her true calling. Since then, she has dedicated herself to the craft of costume design and styling for film, commercial advertising, and celebrities. Leesa’s work gives her the ability to nurture her own passion for fabric, color and design, while simultaneously instilling a sense of confidence, ownership, and originality in every actor and private client she dresses.
Leesa said, “I love to create the feeling of confidence when dressing someone. Whether it's a character who needs to exude authority and influence or an individual I'm working with one on one who wants to be more confident. It delights me to know I’ve helped someone feel amazing in their daily life.”
Leesa’s credits include more than 25 films such as I Feel Pretty with Amy Schumer, Why Him? starring James Franco and Brian Cranston, Zoolander 2, Trainwreck, Bridesmaids, for which she was nominated for a Costume Designer Guild Award for Excellence in Contemporary Film; Neighbors, starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, and Rose Byrne; and 22 Jump Street, starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as well as Get Him to the Greek; I Love You, Man; Forgetting Sarah Marshall; This is 40; Five Year Engagement; and Scooby-Doo, among many others. She has more than 500 television commercials under her belt, including ones for clients like Coca Cola, AT&T, Verizon, HP, Samsung, GM, Ford, Mastercard, Porsche, and Kelloggs, among countless others.
Leesa’s work with films and celebrities has been seen in such illustrious publications as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, People, Nylon and InStyle; as well as on the red carpets of events from the Academy Awards® to the Grammys® and everywhere in between.
Leesa is based in New York and Los Angeles, but leaves clients self-assured and well styled wherever her work may take her.