Katie Goodman is an award-winning musical comic, actress, director, writer, filmmaker, author, and speaker. She has been seen on Showtime’s The Green Room, on Current TV as a pundit, and on TruTV in one of the most watched Impractical Jokers ever. (And yes, she was in on the joke!) She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity Association, and is signed with Comedy Dynamics, North America’s largest independent record label, and her album “Halfway Closer To Dead” is available on Itunes. Her comedy music videos can be seen, having amassed over 3,000,000 hits online. As the creator and headliner of “Broad Comedy,” an internationally touring satirical musical show that she and her husband Soren Kisiel write and direct, she has raised over $2,000,000 for Planned Parenthood and The ACLU. Her solo show, The Mid-Life Crisis Tour, has played Off-Broadway in New York City where she received a Time Out New York Critic’s Pick for Best Cabaret. She performed at the prestigious Gilded Balloon at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where her show sold in the top 5% of ticket sales for the entire festival. Katie has directed and acted in over 125 plays and she and Soren were nominated for The EPIC Award from The White House Project and were also nominated for the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant for their extensive work in theatre.
Katie is the author of Improvisation For The Spirit and co-wrote the funny children’s book, The Night Our Parents Went Out with Soren, and she has been a featured writer for The Huffington Post and O, The Oprah Magazine. She is also a nationally touring keynote speaker on the topic of using the tools of improv comedy in everyday life. She leads corporate workshops and retreats that are smart, approachable lively and engaging. She is currently an EP on a TV pilot, and writing TV scripts.