News and Upcoming Events

March 2013 - Check out Joseph's new UCB Maude Team, TUT, Wednesday, March 20 at 8 pm! Also, Joseph's iO West Sketch Team, Handsome Dan, will be performing Saturday, March 23 at 9:30 pm in iO West's First Annual Script Comedy Festival!  For more details, go to

August 2012 - Help Joseph realize his dream of becoming an energy drink spokesperson!

June 2012 - Joseph just wrapped filming a sketch for "Conan".

June 2012 - Check out Joseph's new team, Handsome Dan, performing at iO West.

May 2012 - Detention of the Dead premiered at "Dances with Films".

Feb 2012 - Check out Knowledge Factory's video for "Christian Bale". Also, Joe's improv group "The Rivalry" has upcoming shows at The Lilian Theatre and iO West. Visit Joe's Twitter feed at

May 2011 - Joseph is in Michigan filming Detention of the Dead.

January 2011 - Check out Joseph performing at the Upright Citizen Brigade on Jan 22, The Comedy Store on Jan 27, and Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on Feb 1!

September 2010 - Look for Joseph in a new Pizza Hut commercial, playing nationally!

August 2010 - Joseph is currently setting himself on fire at the International Stunt School.

April 2010 - Catch Knowledge Factory perform at the Comedy Store April 6 and April 29. For tickets and info, please visit our Facebook page.

March 2010 - Joseph is currently on set filming the experimental, mostly improvised feature "The Longest Night".

February 2010 - After an amazing recovery, Joseph can be seen in national commercials for Dominos, FB, and the Alvin and the Chipmunks Squeakquel.

January 2010 - We are sad to announce that Joseph Porter was recently eaten by gigantic, genetically enhanced fish in the feature "Mega Piranha." He will be missed.

December 2009 - Check out Joseph and Matthew Clark's acoustic comedy duo "Knowledge Factory", playing the El Cid on December 9.

November 2009 - Joseph is currently filming the feature "One Night".

October 2009 - Go to for the first five episodes of Joseph's new webseries.

September 2009 - Joseph has made LA Stage Scene's "Best of 08-09" list for his performance in "Say Goodbye Toto".

August 2009 - Joseph is currently performing in the world premiere of Amy Heidish's "Say Goodbye Toto", starring in the title role.  He also just completed  the first five episodes of the webseries "My Mom Thinks I'm Cool", soon to be available for your viewing pleasure.

May 2009 - If you happen to be in the south of France, check out Joseph in "Blackout" and "Naked Sushi", both of which are premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.

March 2009 - Joseph has been nominated for a Backstage West Garland Award for his role as CB in "Dog Sees God".  He's also been nominated for LA Weekly and Drama Critics Circle awards for Best Wnsemble.