Kathe Farris is a Boston-based stay-at-home mom, stand-up comedian, and snack cake enthusiast. She hit the comedy scene a little late in life but quickly made up for it by becoming a Comic-in-Residence at The Comedy Studio and a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival. She is a fixture on local stages all over New England thanks to her intelligent yet accessible material. Kathe performs regularly for private and corporate events and sometimes a suburban middle school...sometimes!. Known for her understated demeanor and punchline-heavy writing, her act impresses audiences across the country. Kathe’s weekly show Farris and Friends Comedy Hour is a “The Boston Globe’s Critics Choice”.


When she’s not on stage Kathe helps hundreds of aspiring comedians get started in comedy. Her pragmatic instruction, expertise for mechanics, and personalized feedback are some of the reasons people seek out her class. She has been on the teaching staff at both ImprovBoston and Laugh University of LaughBoston. For the past four years she ran one of Boston’s most popular workshops sponsored by Boston Comedy Chicks for comedians of all levels to develop and network their craft. Her workshops have been a staple at the Women In Comedy Festival and her online Comedy Bootcamps with Kathe Farris are rapidly becoming a “‘go-to” for at home stand-ups.