Kristen Studard

Kristen Studard is an actor, comedian, and writer living in Los Angeles by way of Chicago. She has trained and performed at UCB, iO Chicago, Second City, and the Annoyance Theater.

Her solo shows (Small Victories and It Could Be Worse) have been Recommended by the Chicago Reader and featured in Just for Laughs Festival Chicago, San Francisco Sketchfest, The Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

Kristen’s TV credits include I Think You Should Leave, The Mindy Project, I’m Sorry, and many other shows which did not receive a second season but are syndicated in Europe. She also begrudgingly co-hosts a podcast about The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Her web series Kristen Does Her Best screened at the LA Comedy Film Festival and the Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival where she won Best Acting. Watch it. The whole thing is only 25 minutes.  

Kristen’s latest solo show Prolonged Eye Contact played at the Lyric Hyperion Theater and the Comedy Central Stage in LA and The People’s Improv Theater in New York. She performs stand-up, solo material, and improv around LA and at festivals across the country.