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About Betty

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Im a comic in the city. I produce stuff. I make stuff. Sometimes I make that stuff up on the spot. Other times I write it down.

Im a clown.


trained :

Neutral Mask/Clown @ Movement Theater Studio

PHIT Comedy Improv Curriculum

Some Pig Iron Stuff

Musical Theory and Composition @ Brandeis University

Production, Design, Organization @ Get Shit Done University of Me

Betty Smithsonian is a comic, producer, musician, clown, improviser, and creator of many thangs. You can find her creating spaces, stages and the like for LGBTQIA as well as female and non-binary comics around town. She performs regularly in Philadelphia and the outskirts.


Wow, those curls are on point.