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Kate Berlant        

Stand-up Comedian, Actor & Writer; Known for The Characters

Kate Berlant is an actor, stand-up comedian, and writer who was profiled by The New York Times as a “magnetic improvisational comic” at the forefront of experimental comedy.

Kate was named a New Face at the 2014 Montreal Comedy Festival, and TimeOut LA listed her as a Comic to Watch in 2015. She is one of Comedy Central’s Top Ten Comics to Watch and is one of Variety’s “Ten Comics To Watch for 2015.”

Kate frequently tours North America, performing at festivals including Sasquatch, Bumbershoot, Festival Supreme, SXSW, Treasure Island Music Festival, the New York Comedy Festival as well as Montreal’s Just for Laughs. She can be seen on Comedy Central’s The Meltdown, Viceland's Flop House, and SeeSo's UCB Show.

She voices several characters on HBO's Animals as well as Netflix's Bojack Horseman. She wrote, executive produced, and starred in her own episode of Netflix’s original series The Characters. She also co-wrote and starred in the original Vimeo series, 555, along with John Early and director Andy DeYoung.

Berlant can also be recognized for her film work as "Diana DeBauchery" in Sorry to Bother You (2018) and "Kathy" in Duck Butter (2018).

Kate has a residency with her show “Communikate” at UCB Franklin in Los Angeles.

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