Madison Shepard

Standup/Writer/Actress

Bio

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Madison is from Los Angeles, California by way of Dallas, Texas. She is a stand-up comedian, writer, actress, and host. 

Madison can be seen in the premiere episode of Comedy Central’s The New Negroes, directed by Lance Bangs. She also has been a panelist on FOX's Empire Pre-Show Live. She also has a recurring roles in the hilarious web series, Empty Space now streaming on Amazon Prime, Porn Soup as well as the cartoon web series, Tiffany The Teenage Grim Reaper created by Lauren Rantala. She can also be seen in College Humor’s web series Kingpin Katie directed by Sammi Cohen.

Most recently Madison performed stand-up on the Comedy Central showcase, Comics to Watch at The Hollywood Improv. She has opened for Maria Bamford, Al Jackson, and Colin Kane

She performed stand-up on Put Your Hands Together. Her stand-up has been featured on WhoHaHa, Funny or Die, Buzzfeed, and Refinery 29. And she has performed at The San Francisco Sketch Festival, Broke LA Festival, Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival, San Diego Comedy Festival, and the upcoming Black Women in Comedy Festival. 

Madison created, wrote, and voiced two short animated cartoon’s for Comedy Central Digital’s Saturday Morning-ish Cartoons. Corn Hole is about Madison’s hatred of the game corn hole and Chicken Hole is about Madison’s dead grandmother’s slut shaming her.

In 2015, Madison produced and starred in the sketch show Smile, Baby which tackled catcalling at The Hollywood Fringe Festival with The Others Theater Company. There she won a Encore Producer's Award for her work.

Madison studied acting at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts as well as The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. 

 

 

“Having clean clothes on makes me feel fancy... like a Target model.”

-Madison Shepard