bio

Venessa is a Colombian-American comedy writer and performer from So. California now based in NYC. She has over 9 years of experience writing, performing and producing comedy. A StandUp NBC Finalist 2018. Also director of ‘FOUL’ the web series. Her work has been accepted into The World Series of Comedy (Boston), The Chicago Comedy Film Festival (2012,2015), Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Red Hook Film Festival, Manhattan Int'l Film Fest, and Beverly Hills New Media Fest. She has play writing experience and acting training from a BA in Theater from UCSD. She has studied improv and sketch writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade (LA and NY), writes and produces live sketches and shorts for the comedy festival circuit, as well as performs stand up all over NYC. Venessa is also emeritus NY Chapter President of Women in Comedy Org.