New York improviser: Meg Griffiths

Meg Griffiths

Meg Griffiths is a comedian, actor, and improviser who loves to use her malleable facial expressions, physicality, and off-beat humor to go to great lengths for a joke.

Since moving from Chicago to New York in 2004, she has performed in hundreds of long-form improv shows, created and continues to produce the first stand-up comedy show in the 148-year history of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Comedy Night at BAMcafé www.comedynightatbamcafe.com, writes, and just last week tried her hand at stand-up.

She has performed comedy at various and sundry New York venues including The Peoples Improv Theater, Upright Citizens Brigade, Magnet Theater, Comix, Gotham City Improv, Mo Pitkin's House of Satisfaction, Stage Left Studio, I Had It Bad Storytelling Night, The Shortened Attention Span Horror Festival at the Player's Theater (voted Best of the Fest), and The Kraine Theater. With The Baldwins, Meg has performed at The Boston Improv Festival, the 2nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Comedy Smorgasbord, and the Philadelphia Improv Theater.

She has also appeared as herself of both E! Entertainment's "The Gastineau Girls," and Discoverty Channel's "American's Most Identical Twins."

has studied with Ali Farahnakian (SNL, Second City), Armando Diaz (Magnet Theater, Mother), Peter Kelley (Boston University), Eric Davis (clown/bouffon master, Red Bastard), Katie Northlich (4-time Manhattan Monologue Slam Champion), Matt Donnelly (Matt Donnelly’s Celebrity Tarot Lounge), Ptolemy Slocum (Neutrino, The Wire), Kurt Braunohler (Kurt & Kristen, Hot Tub Variety Show), and Dion Flynn (The Big Gay Sketch Show).

Meg teaches long-form improv and continues to perform long-form improv to sold-out crowds every Saturday night with The Baldwins, a senior house team at The Peoples Improv Theater. She resides in New York City with her wonderful husband.

www.meggriffiths.com