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Matt Lang: Director and co-writer for all of their productions so far. Also works on the video editing.
Nick Lang: Co-writer, usually a co-director, works on the video editing, handles the puppet work and has acted in several productions: he played Kevin in Little White Lie and a number of bit roles in A Very Potter Sequel (including the voice of the Scarf of Sexual Preference). Also portrayed the Caller Bug and Mister Bug in Starship in addition to designing the 2-D puppets. He was also Robin, Barack Obama, and a thug in Holy Musical B@man! He also worked on soapnet.com and was a part of the Gossip Girlfinger puppets, which have reached Memetic Mutation in that fandom.
Darren Criss: An actor/singer/songwriter, he's written some (and in the cases of A Very Potter Sequel and Starship, all) of the songs in every StarKid production and was the band guitar player for Me and My Dick (Criss was originally slated to play Dick in the production). He played Toby in Little White Lie, but he's best known for playing Harry in the Harry Potter musicals. Of the StarKids, Criss has received the most mainstream attention due to his music, his recurring role on Eastwick and his well-publicised casting as Blaine (originally a recurring role, and then regular) in the second and third seasons of Glee. Has an official website, a Facebook page, a Twitter account and a MySpace page. His EP and his cover of Teenage Dream from Glee (the show's best-selling single yet) are both available for sale on iTunes. Due to his busy schedule on Glee, Criss has less involvement in StarKid productions than in their early days. Came up for the original premise of Starship with Joe Walker and wrote the music.
A.J. Holmes: Actor, songwriter, and musician. He wrote a few of the songs for A Very Potter Musical and was the band's piano player for the actual production (He's the band member that Voldemort threatens at the end), wrote all the songs (bar three) for Me and My Dick, in which he also played the Heart, and wrote some of the songs in A Very Potter Senior Year, where he also played Gilderoy Lockhart. In Starship, he cameoed the captain of the abandoned starship. As of late, a bit of a Memetic Badass. Has a Twitter account. Also wrote music for and starred in Doppelgänger. Starred as Frederick Frankenstein in the National Tour of Young Frankenstein. Also starred as Elder Cunningham in the second national tour of The Bookof Mormon.
Dylan Saunders: Played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter musicals, Pincer and Tootsie Noodles in Starship. and the Narrator, Green Lantern, Scarecrow, Egghead, and Gob in Holy Musical B@man!. Also played Ja'far in Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier. Dylan is currently working on a solo album, entitled Confluence.
Little White Lie (2007), a webseries that follows siblings Sami and Duder Reese, high school musicians in a Battle of the Bands-obsessed school who become rockstars after stealing music from a comatose student and tell lie after lie to keep the truth behind their success secret.
A Very Potter Sequel (2010), the much-anticipated followup, is actually a Time Travel prequel (in the vein of the the 2009 Star Trek movie) that depicts Harry, Ron and Hermione's first year at Hogwarts, mashing together the plots of books 1, 3 and 5, while Death Eaters from the future travel back in time to off Harry.
Starship (2011), which premiered in February of 2011 and was released on YouTube on April 30th. Unlike previous StarKid productions, the live performance took place in Chicago, audience members were charged for their tickets, and the video was released as a DVD as well as on YouTube. It's not about Pigfarts — it's set on a planet of bug aliens and follows a rebellious young bug who finds a crashed human spaceship and becomes fascinated with all the evidence of human culture, only to then meet real humans when another spaceship arrives. Darren Criss described the show as "The Little MermaidmeetsAliens".
Ani: A Parody (2014) A parody musical based on Star Wars centering around Anakin "Ani" Skywalker's quest to relive his glory days. It was released on YouTube on October 31, 2014.
Theatre/The Trail to Oregon! (2014) A musical loosely based on The Oregon Trail. It is set to be released on YouTube in December 2014.
Other works of note:
The StarKid Announcement Videos: The secondary purpose of these semi-regular videos is to inform people of the dates, times and locations of upcoming shows, answer frequently-asked-questions, pimp the StarKid merchandise and let fans know about changes to the website or other things. The main purpose of these videos is to make you laugh your ass off.
The Digitour: In 2011, Team StarKid were part of the Digitour, a travelling tour of musicians and acts who became famous via YouTube. Joey Richter, Brian Holden, Jaime Lyn Beatty, Lauren Lopez, Joe Walker, Dylan Saunders and A.J. Holmes performed songs from A Very Potter Musical and the sequel, Me and My Dick and Starship in front of live audiences.
Funtastic Slamaganza: In 2011, Team StarKid had a charity event to benefit Snow City Arts. It was a variety performance featuring most of the members of Team StarKid who live in Chicago. It included songs from the musicals, songs by Jim and the Povolos, Standup by Meredith Stepien, as well as other acts by the StarKids. This is also where the first announcement was made confirming A Very Potter Senior Year for 2012.
The SPACE Tour: Similar to the Digitour and Funtastic Slamaganza, the SPACE Tour is a performance of various StarKid songs that toured through the U.S. Midwest and East Coast. Charlene Kaye, who is a friend of most of the members of Team StarKid from college, is opening on the tour. The tour includes the eastern United States and London... Ontario. A concert album of the New York City show was released on March 13, 2012. A DVD based on the tour including behind-the-scenes footage was released later that month on the 24th.
Apocalyptour: StarKid's second national tour, which is more story driven than the SPACE Tour. The StarKids, having given up singing and dancing, have turned to their true passion of archeological digs until they unearth the Mayan God of Chaos and Death, Margaret, who is ready to bring about the 2012 apocalypse. Fortuneately, Margaret is also the Mayan God of Musical Theater, and gives the StarKids a chance to save the world by putting on a concert. Unlike the SPACE Tour, Apocalyptour visited several venues on the West Coast.
Airport for Birds (and other great ideas): The team's first sketch show presented in partnership with Second City Chicago in January-March 2013.
1-Night-2-Last-3-Ever: A second sketch show which was performed in Fall 2013. It centered around the fictional boy band 3Ever and featuring sketches based around 1990's culture and nostalgia.
Starkid Takes Manhattan: The fifth anniversary of AVPM, with songs from all of their previous shows, including Twisted.
Starkid Summer Season 2014: In addition to performing The Trail to Oregon! and Ani: A Parody the team also put on various shows on a smaller-scale. These shows were performed late at night after the musicals and ranged from sketch comedy, to stand up, to dance and everything in between.
Tropes associated with the works of Team StarKid:
Breakup Breakout: Averted. There were fears that Team Star Kid might fall apart without Darren Criss' involvement, but the group has gone on to be even stronger than before (and Criss does participate in projects with them when he has time to).