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Lace can't do all this alone! Meet the other Laugh Lab instructors.

Brittany Dent


Brittany Dent Laugh Lab instructor

Brittany Dent is a comedian, sketch and voice actor based out of Atlanta, GA.  After graduating the very first Laugh Lab Class, Brittany went on to become a resident comedian and weekend regular at the Laughing Skull Lounge, as well as hosting at the Punchline and producing her own comedy shows. She also has an extensive background in theatre and music and loves helping other performers find their voice and share their story. Follow Brittany on Instagram @brittanydoescomedynow

Hillary R. Heath


Hillary R Heath Laugh Lab instructor

Hillary R. Heath is a writer, director, comedian and Atlanta native. She spent four years writing, performing, and producing sketch comedy around Atlanta before finally trying her hand at stand up. Two years in, she has performed in multiple cities across the Southeast, was selected for the Resurgen's Fest 2019 and can be seen regularly doing stand up all over Atlanta. Hillary's monthly show, Sweet Laughter, is hosted at Baker Dude Cafe in Grant Park. She has been in the director's chair for over ten years and enjoys coaching actors and comedians on their stage presence, delivery and overcoming stage fright. You can find Hillary on Twitter and IG at @hillaryrheath

Amber Chandler


Amber Chandler Laugh Lab instructor

Amber Chandler is an Atlanta based stand-up comedian who can be seen performing all around Atlanta and the Southeast. She is proud to have performed in comedy festivals including Lady Laughs in Wichita, Kansas and Beast Village in Des Moines, Iowa.


Amber began comedy in early 2018, after completing the second ever Laugh Lab class. Signing up for Laugh Lab completely changed her life and helped her build the confidence she needed to get on stage. Amber is currently passing on her knowledge as an instructor for the level one class.

Follow Amber on Instagram @piratetothenah

Holly Ballantine



Holly Ballantine is a comedian based in Atlanta, Georgia where she co-produces Hissy Fit Comedy and the West End Comedy Festival. She has performed across the country and featured for Rachel Feinstein, Jessica Kirson, Nate Jackson, Leah Rudick, and many others. She’s been accepted into Big Sky Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Asheville Comedy Festival, Red Clay Comedy Festival, and Big Pine Comedy Festival where she won a Best of Fest Award. Her writing has been featured on Buzzfeed, Netflix Family, The Chive, HuffPost and the Washington Post. Follow Holly on IG

Katie Hughes



Katie Hughes is a professional stand up comedian & writer based in Atlanta, GA. She's been recognized as a finalist for Stand Up NBC, by Conan himself as a part of TEAM COCO HOUSE and by ATL's Creative Loafing Magazine as the Best Local Comic 2019. Her debut album, "Queen of the Castle" dropped in 2020 and has received rave reviews! Katie is the perfect combo of snarky & spunky & her comedy is delightfully irreverent & aggressively silly. Dogs love her, audiences love her and as your head instructor for the Sitcom Pilot Writing Class, you'll love her too! Check her out on Instagram: @katiebruise

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