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Kasey is an an actor, improviser and singer. Soon you can catch her in “American Rust” on Showtime. A veteran of a whole bunch of improv groups, she has performed at bagillions of locations around New York City. She was a member of the Musical Improv group, “8 Bar Cut,” which featured seasoned Broadway and Musical Theater vets creating a completely improvised musical and a cast member of Sunday Night Improv, the long running improv comedy jam at the 78th Street Theater Lab.
Kasey is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and holds a Bachelor of the Fine Arts from the New School University. She has studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The Magnet Theater and The People’s Improv Theater with Shannon O’Neil, Ben Schwartz, Kurt Braunohler, Mark Sutton, Matt Donnelly, Joe Bill and Ali Farahnakian and Armando Diaz.
Film/TV credits include: Manhunt, Aftermath, Outsiders, Father & Daughters with Russell Crowe, Not Cool (Starz), Z Rock (IFC), Supah Ninjas (Nickelodean) and in the 2016 PA Lottery “All About The Benjamin’s” Campaign. Theater/Improv credits include: Originating the role of Polly Pry in the New York premier of Trey Parker’s “Cannibal! The Musical!”, a founding member of the musical improv group “The LuPones (Del Close Marathon, NY Musical Improv Festival, NY UnScripted Festival). She also once played Judas in an all lady version of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, which was awesome. You can currently see her with the Union at the Steel City Improv Theater.
She lives with her husband, Justin Zell and their cat, Madeline Jackson.