Beth Stelling

Genre: Comedy

Country of Origin: United States

Beth Stelling is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress. She is a product of the Chicago stand-up scene and studied improv at The Annoyance Theater under Susan Messing and Mick Napier. Beth's background is in theatre; she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University and interned at The School at Steppenwolf in Chicago.

Stelling became a member of Chicago Underground Comedy and hosted a Sunday night variety show in Boystown with her best friends, The Puterbaugh Sisters, for many years called Entertaining Julia (Julia was the bartender).

Beth was named the Best Stand-up Comedian in Chicago by The Chicago Reader in 2010. Soon after she was chosen to be a New Face of Comedy in Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival and made the move to Los Angeles in 2011. Within her first year in L.A., Beth made her late night television debut on Conan. She's since appeared on @midnight on Comedy Central, Chelsea Lately, The Pete Holmes Show and TV Guide's Stand-up In Stilettos. She also returned to Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival to record Funny As Hell with Jon Dore for HBO Canada.

Most recently Beth performed stand-up on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC. Jimmy discovered Beth at Upright Citizens Brigade and invited her to tell jokes on his show. It was the coolest moment ever.