Alexa Loftus is a writer, actor, and comedian based in Los Angeles. She has been a staff writer for Throwing Shade on TVLand, co-created the web series Check Your Surroundings, produced by Funny or Die, and has written for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. She performs stand up all over town at places like The Improv, The Virgil, Nerdmelt (rip), The Lyric, UCB, and a variety of bars and backyards. She has studied improv and sketch at UCB since 2011, and has been on Harold team Knucklepuck and Mess Hall teams Fetch and Parade. Her one act play "A Most Incredible Horse Race Journey" had a run at UCB in 2015.