Mitra Jouhari

Mitra Jouhari is a writer and performer based in Los Angeles. She has written for High Maintenance on HBO, Pod Save America on HBO, Miracle Workers on TBS, and The President Show on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a WGA Award. She worked on the inaugural season of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and was a punch-up writer on S5 of Broad City. She is a member of the comedy trio Three Busy Debras, who, following a sold-out run of their play at the Annoyance Theater, performed at Carnegie Hall and recently filmed a pilot for Adult Swim. She was part of the cast of the acclaimed Holy Fuck Comedy Hour at the Annoyance in New York City. She has appeared on Broad City, Miracle Workers, Friends From College, The Big Sick, President Show, Full Frontal, Three Busy Debras, Search Party, Alternatino, and High Maintenance, as well as a bunch of short films. She appeared in the plays Groundhog Date and Slice of Life at the Annoyance Theater. 

Upcoming projects include a co-starring role in the film F1, directed by Shahrzad Davani. She co-hosts the monthly show “It’s A Guy Thing,” named one of the best alt-comedy shows in NYC by Paste Magazine and one of the best comedy shows hosted by women by Time Out New York. Her writing has appeared in McSweeneys, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Teen Vogue, Rookie, Splitsider, Flaunt, American Bystander, Reality Beach, Reductress, and other cool places. She performs all over as a live comedian and is from Ohio, which means she is nice.

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