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Tyler J Oakley

Actor - Tyler has worked in commercials, film, regional theatre, improv, sketch comedy, and more.

 "Oakley brings a telling physicality to his characters"

-San Diego Union Tribune

Writer - Tyler has written educational curricula and creative content for educational programs and distributors.

"Tyler has a remarkably creative mind, coming up with apt and hilarious analogies and activities to engage all readers."

-Anjeli Elkins, Know Yourself, Creative Director

Comedian - Tyler writes sketch comedy for the BoogieManja Comedy Collective in NYC and is writer and actor for the Laugh Index Theatre in Washington DC.

"He approaches everything with such a professional attitude, and has a very clear vision for his work...he'll lean into topical content where others tend to shy away."

-Katherine Coleman, Laugh Index Theatre, Director

Teaching Artist - Tyler has ten years experience teaching dance, theatre, creative writing, literacy, and social/emotional learning to grades pre-K-8.


"Tyler’s light-hearted character and clear communication helped students feel more confident and know they had a predictable, safe environment to explore their creativity."

-Natalia Valerdi-Rogers, Arts For Learning San Diego, Residency Programs Manager

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