Kristen has recently won the award for Best Alternative Comic at HBO's 2006 United States Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. She also is the winner of the 2nd annual Andy Kaufman Award hosted by the New York Comedy Festival as well as the winner of the 2006 Nightlife Award in New York for best female stand-up. In October she was included in New York Magazine's Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of. She co-hosts a Bi-Monthly variety show called Hot Tub at Piano's, which was voted Best Variety Show of 2005 by Time-Out New York's readers poll. She performs on the P.I.T.'s house team Big Black Car, whom was awarded Best Improv Troupe of 2005 at the Emerging Comics of New York awards. Between her improv and comedy shows she's also the founding member of the theatre company Striking Viking Story Pirates which adapts stories kids write into sketches and songs. Her film and television credits include Ugly Betty, Six Dregreess Kate and Leopold, Adam and Steve, Delirious, Law and Order: SVU, The Education of Max Bickford, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. She will soon be seen on HBO's Flight Of The Conchords and can currently be seen in Penelope Princess of Pets.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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