Post Tagged with: "Women in Comedy"

Featured, Spotlights

Spotlight: Maria Heinegg on Getting Attention, Getting Uncomfortable, and Going Deep Into the Human Experience

Spotlight: Maria Heinegg on Getting Attention, Getting Uncomfortable, and Going Deep Into the Human Experience

A Seattle transplant, Maria Heinegg has taken to NYC life like graffiti to a blank wall, and we think the feeling is mutual. Talented, punchy, controversial, and with just the right amount of WTF hilarity, Maria is a comedian to watch as she takes on the New York comedy scene [...]

by × July 31, 2014 × 0 comments

Spotlights

Spotlight: Susan Kaessinger on the Art of Improv and What It Takes to Teach NYC to Express Themselves

Spotlight: Susan Kaessinger on the Art of Improv and What It Takes to Teach NYC to Express Themselves

With over 20 years of experience performing and teaching on NYC’s improv and comedy scene, Susan Kaessinger is a formidable force of the famous “Yes, and…” rule. Wearing many hats to thrive as a performer and teacher, Susan has worked with people and kids of all ages from schools, to [...]

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Arts/Entertainment, Spotlights

Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians

Fierce and fearless are just two of the words to describe Vicky Kuperman, comedian, author, writer, producer and all-around inspiring woman blazing a trail for females in the male-saturated world of comedy.

by × July 17, 2014 × 1 comment

Spotlights

Spotlight: Julie Kottakis On Being a Legally Hilarious Standup Comedian and Making It Happen As Single Mom

Spotlight: Julie Kottakis On Being a Legally Hilarious Standup Comedian and Making It Happen As Single Mom

Each week we shed our Saltie light on women bringing the awesome to their relative and varied fields. This week we give the mic to a super funny lady who brings her hilarious brand of comedy and keen wit to NYC stages and the wide world of twitterverse to make [...]

by × May 8, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment, Featured, Issues, Social

Feminism and Comedy: Not Mutually Exclusive, Contrary to Popular Belief

Feminism and Comedy: Not Mutually Exclusive, Contrary to Popular Belief

If you know women even a little bit, then you should know that we don’t ALL hate this or love that. That’s because there isn’t just one kind of woman. And no, there aren’t just a handful of options either. There are unlimited options — I mean fu*king bushels of options — of what a woman can be.

by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments