(jennwelch)

Jenn Welch is a comedian based in Brooklyn, NY.

She’s the co-founder / producer of WHAT A JOKE: A National Comedy Fest – 89 shows in 34 cities over three days – which raised over $50k for the ACLU on Inauguration Day Weekend 2017 and was featured in The AV Club, Splitsider, The Village Voice, The Interrobang, and more.
She performs stand-up comedy across NYC, and runs two shows: GTFO at Henri’s Backyard in Park Slope, Brooklyn (weekly) and The Half-Hour Hour at The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City, Queens (monthly).
Jenn is also a veteran member of PIT improv house teams, including long-running teams Walter and Carpenters.
Before moving to New York in 2010, Jenn was a regular contributor to Top Story Weekly, a live current events sketch show at the iO West in Los Angeles, and she workshopped multiple half-hour pilots under the mentorship of TV veteran Phil Kellard.  And before moving to LA in 2003, she spent 17 years immersed in the cut-throat world of competitive tap dancing.
Her hour-long storytelling show “Jenn Welch is Crying! In Public!” sold out multiple dates at the PIT. Her second solo show “Jenn Welch is Dancing! Like Nobody’s Watching!” debuted to a packed house at SOLOCOM 2014, and her interactive solo show “Jenn Welch Thinks You’re a Damn Good Person” was a part of SOLOCOM 2016.
She was recently featured at the New York Comedy Fest, the Memphis Comedy Fest, and the She-Devil Comedy Fest.

Jenn Welch is a comedian based in Brooklyn, NY.

She’s the co-founder / producer of WHAT A JOKE: A National Comedy Fest – 89 shows in 34 cities over three days – which raised over $50k for the ACLU on Inauguration Day Weekend 2017 and was featured in The AV Club, Splitsider, The Village Voice, The Interrobang, and more.
She performs stand-up comedy across NYC, and runs two shows: GTFO at Henri’s Backyard in Park Slope, Brooklyn (weekly) and The Half-Hour Hour at The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City, Queens (monthly).
Jenn is also a veteran member of PIT improv house teams, including long-running teams Walter and Carpenters.
Before moving to New York in 2010, Jenn was a regular contributor to Top Story Weekly, a live current events sketch show at the iO West in Los Angeles, and she workshopped multiple half-hour pilots under the mentorship of TV veteran Phil Kellard.  And before moving to LA in 2003, she spent 17 years immersed in the cut-throat world of competitive tap dancing.
Her hour-long storytelling show “Jenn Welch is Crying! In Public!” sold out multiple dates at the PIT. Her second solo show “Jenn Welch is Dancing! Like Nobody’s Watching!” debuted to a packed house at SOLOCOM 2014, and her interactive solo show “Jenn Welch Thinks You’re a Damn Good Person” was a part of SOLOCOM 2016.
She was recently featured at the New York Comedy Fest, the Memphis Comedy Fest, and the She-Devil Comedy Fest.

(upcoming shows)

Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • GTFO - A Weekly Comedy Show
    Starts: 8:00 pm

    Location: HENRI's Backyard 256 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, United States

  • Swampthing
    Starts: 10:00 pm

    Location: The Creek & The Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave New York NY 11101

Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • BACKFAT VARIETY HOUR
    Starts: 7:00 pm

    Location: Tender Trap 66 Greenpoint Ave New York NY 11222

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Park Dope
    Starts: 8:30 pm

    Location: Halyards 406 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, United States

  • Arguments and Grievances
    Starts: 9:30 pm

    Location: The Peoples Improv Theater 123 E 24th St New York NY 10010

Thursday, March 30, 2017
  • GTFO - A Weekly Comedy Show
    Starts: 8:00 pm

    Location: HENRI's Backyard 256 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, United States

(recent posts)

Lady-prov for Teen Girls!

Super excited to be teaching a new improv intensive for teen girls through The People’s Improv Theater! A week long improv day camp for girls ages 12-15, culminating in a class show. We’ll learn how to create comedy on the spot by saying “yes,... read more

Cleaning Up w/ Jenn Welch – Rocky Powell!

  Latest episode of Cleaning Up w/ Jenn Welch, featuring one of the funniest ladies I know, actress and improvisor Rocky Powell.  I put away a lot of clothes (life is just a series of meaningless events that happen between long periods of folding clothes), and... read more

Tight Five at Treehouse 154!

  Bah! It’s like these shows just pop up out of nowhere! It’s already time for our next installment of Tight Five. NYC’s best up-and-coming comedians doing their TV-ready tight five sets! Say you saw them before they were on Fallon! Only... read more

Hack Night

My Tight Five co-host Justin Perez produced this show in which 51 comedians each get two minutes to do their hackiest material! (not sure why *I’m* on the line-up…nothing I write could possibly be hacky…) Free at Brit Pack in Soho, which is one of my... read more

BOOKING CONTACT:

JENN@JENNWELCH.COM

929.255.4288

@JENNWELCHNOW


(twitter)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 10:25pm
RT @jiatolentino: I wrote about an extremely gross trend in corporate messaging https://t.co/BOMT8MGZYa
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 2:17pm
The cruelest part of grief is that you wake up every morning forgetting that the person you're grieving is gone.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 10:00am
Once you hit 35, a late period is just your uterus clinging to it's youth.
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 3:46pm
RT @TimDuffy: Everyone on this Thursday's free show in Brooklyn is funnier than Mike Huckabee. Guaranteed. Henri's Backyard - 256 4th Ave.…

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