FirstTeam4 - Bio
Jason Echols

Born and raised in Detroit, MI USA. Jason Echols attended the University of Detroit-Mercy where he received his B.A. in Theatre. Jason has starred in theatre, feature films, television and commercials.

Echols starred in two shows at The Second City Detroit; Kwame a River and Kwame a River: The Wrath of Conyers, where he was praised by critics.

Echols feature film credits include: All's Faire in Love, War Flowers and Detroit Unleaded. He's also made a couple appearances on Comedy Central's Key and Peele.

Charles Dewandeler

Writer/Director of 'Parody Movie', creator of Spoof Troupe, editor of "Way Black When" (TV One) and "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Standup" (Starz!).

Dewandeler is an award winning director and editor, winning a Telly Award, Hometown Video Festival Award, MovingMedia Award and been featured on IFC's Uploaded. His work has been featured on The CW Network, Starz!, Fox Reality, TV One and various websites, including FirstTeam4, SpoofTroupe, FreshFacesofComedy and more...

His feature film 'Parody Movie' is now available on DVD!!!

Megan Messmer

Also from D-town, Megan Messmer is a presence online starring in CraiglistTV, My Real Life, Byrdwatch, and many others, topping USA’s 2010 Who’sNews list.

She was featured on Funny or Die and CollegeHumor with The Social Network 2.
Her TV/Film credits include, Flight of the Conchords, LA Ink, Little Tailor & Dominic Blue.
As a writer/producer her work has appeared on CBS, Animal Planet, Nat Geo, among others.

She performs improv with IO West and Groundlings in Los Angeles.  Follow the goodness at

Chris Hogan

From Detroit, MI USA.  Christopher Hogan has been acting since childhood. He honed his skills in college; graduating with a B.F.A. from the University of Detroit-Mercy.

He's starred in commercials for Ford Motor Company, Cottonelle, and Five Hour Energy.

Hogan has known his teammates for years having shared the stage with them in the mean streets of Detroit.