Elizabeth Collins

Elizabeth is a comedian, storyteller and writer living in Los Angeles, CA. Her one person show, "Raised By Gays and Turned Out OK!" premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. One of LA's toughest critics called the show "extremely funny". The show went on to five other cities including an Off-Broadway debut.


​She writes about gay rights and funny things. She has been published at place such as: HelloGiggles, Marie Claire, McSweeney's, Narratively, Salon, Slate, and VICE. Most recently, she had an essay in the anthology, Spawning Generations, available at Demeter Press.

 

She has performed standup all over Los Angeles at places such as Flappers, The Comedy Store, the Improv and Pasadena Ice House. She has made her way around the world with performances in Chicago, New York, and Paris as well.

 

Elizabeth has a degree in Acting from KD Studio, The Actor's Conservatory of the Southwest in Dallas, TX. She has her second degree in TV & Film Production from the University of Houston. She currently studies improv and sketch comedy with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. 

 

When she isn't telling jokes or writing, she volunteers with the LGBTQ community and the kids of LGBTQ parents. She leads the LA Chapter of COLAGE and contributes to The Gay Dad Project blog.