Ali Chen

“Sometimes I just can’t help it.  Sometimes the mischievous part of me just has to come out and play.”

Watch for Ali or Ali’s Work in:

An improv show at iO West’s Loft space with her team THE RECONSTRUCTION as they play on Friday, August 28th, 2015 at

10 PM with the host team THE FOREMEN. Entrance is on Cosmo Avenue just south of Hollywood Boulevard.

L.A. BEER the first ever sitcom web series with a live studio audience. 

Ali is one of the Executive Producers, Writers, and is the Casting Director on the project. 

Five episodes were released for American Craft Beer Week & five more will drop the week of June 20, 2015 for L. A. Beer Week.  (Be on the look out for the episode she wrote called “Glendale Grope” among those coming in June. Warning - it’s a little racy)

L.A. BEER was in USA Today!

L. A. BEER has been featured in Variety!

At the second anniversary of Just Fucking Shoot where she’s getting the Badass Filmmaker Award.

The release of “LA Beer” is coming in May.  The original series is a mutlicamera comedy sitcom with a live studio audience and is made for digital viewing and the internet. Ali is a Writer/Producer/Casting Director on the project.

The “Castle” originally airing March 30, 2015.  It is now on Watch online if you missed it. The episode title is “Habeas Corpse.”

A popular ABC television show.  More specifics after the shoot in March 2015.

The new Jonah Hill and Miles Teller film Arms and the Dudes.  The movie shoots later this spring.

The episode “Crazy Love” of SHOWTIME’s “Shameless” - Television air date February 15, 2015.

An improv show with THE RECONSTRUCTION on Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 10:30 PM in the Del Close Theater at iO West.  Come and watch

for laughs.

Ali’s web series “L.A. Beer” is going into production on

August 27th - September 1, 2014.  If you’re interested

in attending one of the two tapings you can get

your ticket here.

“On The Rocks” - an Internet Television Multi-camera

comedy with a live audience that she writes and

produces with several other skilled writers -- set to

release in 2015.  They raised over $25,000 during

a Kickstarter Campaign.

Take a look at information about the project on

their website and take a look at the pilot they shot

before the Kickstarter project at the show’s website:

The Greenhouse Project at Pasadena Playhouse

April 28 - May 1, 2014 at The Vault space.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation -  “The Fallen”

Airs on CBS, April 2nd, 2014 and online at

Her improvisation with THE RECONSTRUCTION,

which continues to improvise on

various nights and stages at iOWest.

Her improvisation with THE RECONSTRUCTION on

Wednesday, October 30th ato 10:30 PM at iO West

in the LOFT during the Chompie Chomp Hour.

The Kickstarter Launch Party for “On The Rocks” on

Monday, October 21st from 8 PM to 11 PM at

Amalfi Restaurant next to ACME Comedy Theater at

143 North La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036

“On the Rocks” and original multi-camera web

series taped LIVE on June 4th at ACME Comedy

Theater.  We have SOLD OUT our


The Bobby Hot Stuff evening at 9:30 PM on Friday,

May 17th as she imiprovises with THE


The Ruffneck hour at 8:30 PM on Saturday, May 4th as

she improvises with THE RECONSTRUCTION at

iO West in the Del Close Theatre!

Her improvisation  with THE RECONSTRUCTION

sharing the hour with SMOKEHOUSE at The Second

City Hollywood on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10 PM! 

Tickets are available at the following link!

Come see Ali improvise with THE RECONSTRUCTION

in the iO West Del Close Theater on March 9th

at 8:30 PM.

Join Ali as she performs with THE RECONSTRUCTION at The Second City Hollywood on Saturday, March 2nd at 9:30 PM.

Come out and laugh as Ali plays with THE RECONSTRUCTION at the following shows in February 2013 in the iO West LOFT.  Enter on Cosmo Avenue just south of Hollywood Boulevard. Turn left up the stairs into the LOFT.  Shows are FREE.

Sunday, February 10th at 8:30 PM.  Part of The Sunday Social.  There will be snacks/drinks.

Tuesday, February 19th at 10:30 PM.  Hosted by KEY PARTY.

Friday, February 22nd 9:30 PM.  Hosted by BOBBY HOT STUFF.

February 2013 Long Form Improv Shows

Come out and laugh as Ali plays with THE RECONSTRUCTION at the following shows in February 2013 in the iO West LOFT.  Enter on Cosmo Avenue just south of Hollywood Boulevard. Turn left up the stairs into the LOFT.  Shows are FREE.

Ali plays with THE RECONSTRUCTION for a night of improvisational comedy on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 10:30 PM in the iO West Loft.  Entry is Cosmo just south of Hollywood Boulevard.

Celebrate 2013 with THE RECONSTRUCTION as we perform improvisation in The Loft at iO West on January 5, 2013 at 11 PM with Fusion Saturdays.

Come and join Ali as she improvises with THE RECONSTRUCTION on Saturday, November 10th at 10:40 PM in the LOFT at iO West located at the corner of Cosmo Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.  Enter on Cosmo and turn left and go up the stairs.

Ali improvises with THE RECONSTRUCTION on Thursday, November 29th at 10:30 PM in the iO West Loft!  The hour is hosted by RUFFNECK. Use the Cosmo Avenue Entrance just south of Hollywood Boulevard, turn to your left and go up the stairs.

September Shows

Thank you to everyone who joined The Reconstruction for our three September shows at iO West.  More to come soon!

The Reconstruction performing at iO West on August 11 in the

Del Close Theatre at 8:30 PM; August 24th in the Loft at 11 PM and

August 25 in the Loft at 9 PM.  Also, at iO West in the

Loft on September 19th at 10:30 PM.

Two upcoming commercials coming soon to a screen

near you.

Harsh Words With Friends, a sketch comedy show

with her team Angry Nerds at The Second City

Hollywood 7 PM on Monday

evenings through April 16th.

The Reconstruction as they improvise for Chompie

Chomp night in the iO West Loft in Hollywood

on Wednesday, April 25th at 10:30 PM.

The Reconstruction improvises at Theatre Asylum

on Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 10:30 PM.

Sketch comedy performances with Potluck Family

Dinner every Sunday through February 20th at

Second City Los Angeles.  Shows start at

8 PM through January 29th and then

move to 7 PM on February 3rd through February 20th.

Sketches with her team at Second City Hollywood &

in Improvisational shows at iO West and The Complex on Santa Monica Boulevard with her teams Werdz Wit Frendz, The Reconstruction, and her class team from Second City.

The Reconstruction plays at Westside Comedy

Theatre in August!

“Franklin & Bash” on TNT airing this week.  Episode

“You Can’tTake it with You.”

The Reconstruction shows in July & August.  Click her

NEWS page above for dates, times and locations.

The Reconstruction show for the L.A. Improv Comedy

Festival at iO West.  We’re in the Del Close Theatre

at 12:30 AM on Wednesday night/Thursday Morning,

June 9th.  Come and join us!  Entrance is on


Two Ford commercials.  Playing now on a screen near you.

SJS Theatre’s 10 PM show with The Reconstruction on

Thursday, February 17th.  Located at 6470 Santa

Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA

Second City Hollywood’s Conservatory show on

Sunday, February 13th at 3 PM.

Chompie Chomp at iO West as she improvises with

The Reconstruction on Wednesday, January 26, 2011

at 10:30 PM in The Loft.  Admission is FREE.  Entrance

is on Cosmo.  Go in the door and make a sharp turn left

up the stairs.

iO West’s Mainstage as she plays with The

Reconstruction on Monday, November 15th at

11:30 PM.  Free Admission.

iO West is located on Hollywood Boulevard at Cosmo.

Westside Improv’s show on October 1st at 8 PM

as she plays with The Reconstruction.  Right off of

Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.

iO West’s Del Close Theater as she plays with

The Reconstruction on Thursday, August 26th

at 10:30 PM.  Come and cheer her

on.  FREE Admission.  Entrance is on Cosmo.

The Civil War at 7:30 PM on iO West’s Mainstage

Thursdays in July:

July 1, 8, 15, and 22nd.

The Lottery at iO West for three Wednesday

evenings at 11 PM on the Mainstage. 

It’s the Harold form of improv. 

April 14, 21, 28

Also in the Level 6 Class shows at iO West in the

Andy Dick Theatre on selected Sundays at 7 PM.

(enter on Cosmo)

April 18 - the Armando form of improv.  Improv

based on true life monologues.

May 2 - the La Ronde form of improv.  Improv

looping through various characters.

May 30 - the Bat form of improv.  Also known

as Harold in the dark.

iO West is located at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA.  There is valet parking for $4 with validation.

Comcast’s “Nimble Jack” Commercial

The “Rake Stoddard” short film

Terminator:  The Sarah Connor Chronicles


Lincoln Heights