About

Caitlin S. Corkery is a writer, director, producer, and improviser based in Philadelphia, PA. She currently improvises with the former Philly Improv Theater house team, The Future, as well as the indie teams Bat Stevens and Aretha's Hat. She is a company member with the acrobatic theater group Tribe of Fools and wrote their 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Show Fishtown (Barrymore Award Nominated for Best New Play/Musical)  and the 2018 show Fly Eagles Fly. She occasionally hosts the storytelling competition, The Moth, in Philadelphia. 

She has performed in the Detroit Improv Festival, Edmonton’s Improvaganza, the Del Close Marathon, Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival, the District Improv Festival, Stumptown Improv Festival, and Chicago Improv Festival. She was the winner of the 2014 Philly Comedy Award for Best Female Improviser and her writing has been featured on Reductress, Neutrons Protons, The Higgs Weldon, and Wooder Cooler. Her video work has appeared on Splitsider and Comedy Cake.

Caitlin works for the local PBS & NPR affiliate, WHYY, where she produces a local television program about Philadelphia's incredible food scene. She has also directed the short WHYY series Second Wind, produced something called The Snooze-a-Thon for the children's network Sprout, and channeled her love of wood-paneling as the director of commercial spots for Houwzer. 

Additional skills include video editing, no-hands bike riding, long-distance driving, list making, supreme organization, and a pretty solid memory.