Comedian, Actor, Writer and Storyteller
Desiree Burch is a comedian, actor, writer and storyteller. She was raised in L.A., developed artistically in NY and currently resides in London. Her brash and energetic comedy style has been seen on NBC and E4, and made her the winner of the 2015 Funny Women Stage Award for stand-up. As a writer and performer, she makes raw and gutsy work. Her critically-acclaimed solo show 52 Man Pickup has toured internationally and her solo piece “Tar Baby” won a 2015 Fringe First for new writing at the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe.
Inspired by a performance aesthetic developed with the New York Neo-Futurists, Desiree performed for several years in the show “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” and has toured in Young Jean Lee’s “Untitled Feminist Show”. You can catch her has a the hilarious roommate Jill on the hit webseries “Jack in a Box” or as the former Mayor of Night Vale, Pamela Winchell on the top-rated podcast “Welcome to Night Vale”.
In 2015, Desiree Burch, “a larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” (–The Independent), won the Funny Women stage award for stand-up comedy. On screen, Desiree has been featured on E4s World’s Greatest Bodyshockers and NBC’s Before the Morning After. Huffington Post has listed her as one of their Favorite Female Comedians. Live comedy credits include Spank, Greg Shapiro Presents, Shaggers, Right Now! with Carolyn Castiglia, Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train, and The Big C Comedy Gala in Edinburgh.