Sarah Crowe and Isaac Novak are the co-founders of Upper Left Comedy Festival, a new Seattle-based comedy fest featuring three days–May 12 to May 14–of stand-up and performance events in Capitol Hill, featuring comedians from the PNW and beyond. (Get your tickets festival here.) Learn about Sarah Crowe and Isaac Novak…
First job: Bear hunting guide/camp manager. You have to guess who was which.
Favorite ways to spend your free time in WA: Jigsaw puzzles.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: We got married right before the pandemic and still love each other.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: Things got intense after we finished both jigsaw puzzles.
Someone who inspires you and why: Tiffany Haddish has been grinding hard for years and now it’s her time to shine!
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Love what you do, and the money will follow. Or it won’t. Either way, it beats retail work.
Favorite quote: “Stop calling me.” – Tiffany Haddish
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: Our other co-founder Nesib Shamah is the one pulling all the strings.
What makes someone fabulous: Self-confidence and primary colors.