Karisa Bruin
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director | writer |

actor | improvisor

I’m currently in post-production on Labor Relations, an absurd comedy exploring the inanity and insanity of work-life balance for working mothers - a woman who goes into labor at work and keeps right on working while she delivers her baby.

My short romcom UberEx premiered at Dances With Films in 2018.

Broke Juke, which I wrote, produced, and acted in, can be seen on Amazon Prime.

My web series Why Does Mommy Cry? is a comedic take on being a new mom and crying a lot.

As an actor, I have recently been on your television flying with a new baby in a currently airing Southwest spot or geeking out at Kate Hudson in a commercial for Fabletics.

I have a BA from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Screenwriting from DePaul University.

I perform regularly with my improv team Deep Schwa in Los Angeles

All-Around Comedy Gal

Acting

I'm a member of SAGAFTRA.
See my commercial demo here.
Listen to my VO demo here
Find my resume here.  

Screenwriting

I hold an MFA in Screenwriting from DePaul University where I specialized in TV comedy writing.

For samples, please contact me here

Directing/Producing

I like to make stuff. 

See some of it on Vimeo
 

Improvising

I have been doing long-form improvisation for 15 years.
I performed weekly with veteran house team Deep Schwa at iO Chicago and now play with them monthly in LA at Second City Hollywood.

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I’m out there. Find me.