Ingrid Ostby

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(Writer, Performer)

Ingrid Ostby is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She’s been a contributing writer for the satire website Reductress since its inception in 2013. Her writing has also been featured in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, among others.

Her tweets have been featured in Esquire, Time, College Humor, Funny or Die, Slate, Huffington Post, Elle, Elle UK, Cosmopolitan, Washington Post, Telegraph, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, and more.

Ingrid performs solo characters and reads humor essays at venues across the city. She's been performing and writing comedy since 2007 — having studied at The Second City, iO Chicago, the Annoyance Theatre, UCB, the PIT, and more. She's been on house ensembles at the Magnet Theater since 2012. You can see her perform improv every Wednesday night at the Magnet Theater with her team, Tallulah.

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