KRISTEN BARTLETT is a New York City-based writer and performer.

She currently writes for Saturday Night Live. Her show The Dead Dads Club performed to sold out audiences at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and at special engagements in Los Angeles and Montreal. The show was featured in Paste Magazine, Modern Loss, the Village Voice, LAist, and on The Best Show with Tom Scharpling.

She wrote for the UCB show Night Late and UCB Digital team Frohnson & Frohnson. She also wrote for Maude teams Mama's Gotta Go and Goodbye Handsome.

Kristen appeared in Netflix Presents: The Characters with Natasha Rothwell, Adult Swim's We're Newbridge, and the second season of Hulu's Difficult People.

She is a founding member of the sketch team Bridge & Tunnel, which performs monthly at the People's Improv Theater. Bridge & Tunnel was an official selection of New York City Sketchfest, Boston Comedy Arts Fest, and Montreal Sketchfest, where they won Best Newcomer and Audience Choice. 

Kristen's writing has appeared on Splitsider, Funny or Die News,, A Prairie Home Companion, Above Average, and Someecards. Her pilots have received semi-finalist and quarter-finalist honors with The PAGE Awards, Tracking Board Launchpad, and Seriesfest. 

Management: Brandon Stein at Brillstein Partners Entertainment

Agents: Mackenzie Roussos and Gregory McKnight at UTA

Photo by Tim Bailey