Manhattan-based comedian, Jacqueline Kabat, has been involved in all aspects of stand-up comedy, improvisation, and sketch writing since 1997. She studied with, wrote for, and performed with Second City’s Ann Bowen and Saturday Night Live’ Amy Poehler while with the Upright Citizens Brigade. She also had the opportunity to work with Sex in the City’s Mario Cantone while warming up audiences at ABC Studios.
Kabat has performed with New York-based improv troupe, Rash Behaviour, whose sketches have won awards in film festivals and can be seen on the Independent Film Channel. She has emceed corporate events and has lead comedy improv team-building workshops with companies such as Bank of America, Procter & Gamble, Southwest Airlines, and McGraw Hill. She has also written for Time Out New York and was featured in Body + Soul magazine in an article about the healing power of comedy improvisation.
Kabat currently can be seen emceeing shows and performing stand-up comedy at popular New York clubs such as Gotham Comedy Club, Comix, and Caroline’s on Broadway. She teaches comedy improv at theaters in Manhattan, Fortune 500 corporations, medical centers, and high-end destinations spas around the world.
What People are Saying About Jacqueline Kabat
“Jacqueline Kabat scores laughs.”
—Mark Denton, nytheater.com
“Jacqueline’s comedy mind is razor-sharp and always has a delightful surprise in store. Her energy is contagious and her personality is so captivating, it’s the perfect combination for funny!”
—Andy Vastola, comedian, The Late Show with David Letterman
“Jacqueline Kabat has written some of the funniest sketches I’ve ever seen performed live. Her sense of comedic understatement is spot on.”
—Eric Trenkamp, director of Confederate Behaviour