All About Vanessa

Vanessa (Pants) Tortolano has been slinging funnies since she was old enough to talk back. Involved with theatre and the stage since the age of 5, Vanessa has just begun the practice of stand-up comedy in the last few years.

Vanessa is stunningly talented and exceedingly functional yet bizarre


She has also been a regular performer with Madison’s Monkey Business Institute since 2011, as well as a regular touring performer with Lady Laughs Comedy. Vanessa is a feisty mother of 4 teenagers and one of the co-founding owners of NessAlla Kombucha.