Caitlin Reese is a Brooklyn based stand up comedian, improviser, and sketch writer. Caitlin has been a comedy writer since 2005 with a self-published magazine distributed by Tower Records and sold out copies at the Portland Zine Fest.  In 2014, she kicked off comedy as a career and regularly performs at theaters, clubs, and bars throughout the northeast. She has traveled throughout the US for festivals and shows. She features for headliners on tour and auditioned successfully for the Academy at Upright Citizens Brigade New York. Her comedic voice is honest, goofy, and offbeat.


  • Finalist on Amazon Prime Comics Watching Comics Season 8

  • Winner on PAID or PAIN on Sirius XM

  • Finalist in the 2018 National Ladies of Laughter Competition at Gotham Comedy Club

  • Selected performer for HBO’s Women in Comedy Festival (2018 & 2019)

  • Opened for Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall

  • Quarter Finalist on Last Comix Standing at Mohegan Sun

  • Acted in indie comedy film, Vanilla (2019 release)

Club Appearances:

COMIX at Mohegan Sun, the Nerdist, Upright Citizens Brigade,  Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, EastVille Comedy Club, Westside Comedy Club, Laugh Boston, The Comedy Studio, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Connection, Nick’s Comedy Stop, Brew Ha Ha at City Steam, Vermont Comedy Club, Fairfield Comedy Club, and the Funny Bone (Albany, Syracuse & Hartford).

Festival Selections:

Women in Comedy Festival (2018 & 2019), 208 Fest, Out of Bounds, Hell Yes Fest, FEST, Burbank Comedy Festival, Charm City Comedy Festival, Baltimore Comedy Festival, Hoboken Comedy Festival, 5th Borough Comedy Festival, North Carolina Festival, Connecticut Comedy Festival, Bad B*tch Revolution Festival, Portland Maine Comedy Festival, and Portland Queer Comedy Festival.

Beyond stand up, Caitlin is also an improviser.  She is currently in the Academy with Upright Citizens Brigade with additional training from Second City, the Magnet, and the iO.   Caitlin has studied improv with Armando Diaz and Will Hines. She performs on a Harold house team, is a member of the touring company, and teaches at Sea Tea Comedy Theater, Hartford, CT.  Caitlin has traveled throughout the United States to perform in improv festivals including the Del Close Marathon.