Chelsea Peretti is a comedian who has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, D.C’s Bentzen Ball, Austin’s “Fun, Fun, Fun, Fest”, SXSW, Bonnaroo and Bumbershoot. She was one of four comedians invited to participate in the 10-city Axe Twisted Humor Tour in conjunction with Funny or Die. This year Chelsea was given the honor of being named one of the top 10 comics to watch by Variety.
Chelsea recently filmed her half hour Comedy Central Presents that will air in 2011. She has also performed stand up on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Chelsea’s other TV appearances include, a role opposite Louis CK on his show Louie on FX, The Sarah Silverman Program, and was featured in a spotlight on Last Call with Carson Daly. Chelsea also did correspondence work for Lopez Tonight. She is a regular on Tru TV’s The Smoking Gun Presents. Her voice can also be heard in Grand Theft Auto IV.
Currently, Chelsea is writing on the hit NBC show Parks and Recreation. Previously, she was a writer for The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. She has contributed to various television projects for Adult Swim, IFC, VH1, and MTV, including the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. Her writing has also appeared in Details, Playgirl, and the Village Voice.
Comedic web projects include the satirical website BlackPeopleLoveUs.com, the New York City Rejection Line, and original web videos for Super Deluxe, Variety Shac, and others. These projects have been featured on Good Morning America, the New York Times, and CNN. Peretti’s “All My Exes” series was in the top 10 of New York Magazine’s “Top 20 Funniest Web Videos of 2007.”
As a founding member of Variety Shac, she often performs in their signature live shows and short films, which feature special guests from the comedy world. These shorts led to a development deals with Adult Swim and IFC.
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Friday, February 8th, 8pm, Cobb’s Comedy Club
Friday, February 8th, 10:30pm, The Eureka Theatre