Chelsea Hood

comic. writer. producer. actor. vocalist.


Photo by: Phil Provencio

Photo by: Phil Provencio

Chelsea Hood is a stand up comedian living in Chicago, IL by way of the comedy scenes in both Dallas, TX and Brooklyn, NY. You may have seen her on The CW Network's Eye Opener, or CW33's Nightcap. She was also featured on Stand Up Records' "Texas Mess" album recorded at SXSW. If you'd like to see her perform live, her shows are listed on this here website. 

She stumbled into the performing arts at an extremely young age, singing in children's choirs, and working in high school productions. She went on to get a her BA in Acting from Illinois State University with a concentration in vocal performance. She's studied improv at both Second City in Chicago, and Four Day Weekend in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Chelsea's style of humor is observational, feminist, and pleasantly self-deprecating. Some of the comics she has been delighted to open for include; Jay Mohr, Donnell Rawlings, Maria Bamford, Ralphie May, Richard Lewis, Pauly Shore, JB Smoove, Paul Rodriguez, Tom Green, Michael Winslow, Bobby Lee, and many more. 

She was most frequently featured as a Comic to Watch at RIOT LA. Some of the well known clubs and venues she's had the privilege of performing at include The Comedy Store, Caroline's on Broadway, The House of Blues Dallas, The Addison, Houston, and Arlington Improv, Upright Citizen's Brigade NY, the Lincoln Lodge (Chicago), a long list of prestigious bar basements across this country, and on the bed of a tractor trailer in a field in Texas in the middle of an ATV park.