Caitlin Reese

Comedian, Improviser, Sketch Writer

Caitlin Reese is a Brooklyn based stand up comedian, improviser, and sketch writer. Caitlin has been a comedy writer since 2005 with a self-published magazine distributed by Tower Records and sold out copies at the Portland Zine Fest.  In 2014, she kicked off comedy as a career and regularly performs at theaters, clubs, and bars throughout the northeast. She has traveled throughout the US for festivals and shows. She features for headliners on tour and auditioned successfully for the Academy at Upright Citizens Brigade New York. Her comedic voice is honest, goofy, and offbeat.


  • Finalist on Amazon Prime Comics Watching Comics Season 8

  • Winner on PAID or PAIN on Sirius XM

  • Finalist in the 2018 National Ladies of Laughter Competition at Gotham Comedy Club

  • Selected performer for HBO’s Women in Comedy Festival (2018 & 2019)

  • Opened for Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall

  • Passed at New York Comedy Club and City Steam Brew Ha Ha

  • Headlining 2019 Chicago Women’s Funny Festival

  • Acted in indie comedy film, Vanilla (2019 release)

Festival Selections:

Women in Comedy Festival (2018 & 2019), Boston, Massachusetts All Jane, Portland, Oregon 208 Fest, Boise, Idaho Out of Bounds, Austin, Texas Hell Yes Fest, New Orleans, Louisiana FEST, Gainesville, Florida Burbank Comedy Festival, Burbank, California Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, Chicago, Illinois Charm City Comedy Festival, Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore Comedy Festival, Baltimore, Maryland Hoboken Comedy Festival, Hoboken, New Jersey 5th Borough Comedy Festival, Staten Island, New York North Carolina Festival, Greensboro, North Carolina Connecticut Comedy Festival, Bridgeport, Connecticut Bad B*tch Revolution Festival, Long Island City, New York She Makes Me Laugh, New York Portland Maine Comedy Festival, Portland, Maine Portland Queer Comedy Festival, Portland, Oregon

Club Appearances:

COMIX at Mohegan Sun, the Nerdist, Upright Citizens Brigade,  Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, The Stand, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, EastVille Comedy Club, Westside Comedy Club, Laugh Boston, The Comedy Studio, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Connection, Nick's Comedy Stop, Brew Ha Ha at City Steam, Vermont Comedy Club, Fairfield Comedy Club, and the Funny Bone (Albany, Syracuse & Hartford).


Beyond stand up, Caitlin is also an improviser.  She is currently in the Academy with Upright Citizens Brigade with additional training from Second City, the Magnet, and the iO.   Caitlin has studied improv with Armando Diaz and Will Hines. She performs on a harold house team, is a member of the touring company, and teaches at Sea Tea Comedy Theater, Hartford, CT.  Caitlin has traveled throughout the United States to perform in improv festivals including the Del Close Marathon.

To book Caitlin for your project, please use the form on her Contact page.