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Studio City: August 15th

SAT. 8/15 @ 7PM Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City. 12355 Moorpark @KimDiaz @TracieWalker @TorranceHill @MatthewMoore, me and more $5

Comedian. Writer. Squirrel.

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  • "You may never look at little creatures the same way again."
    Bay Windows
  • "Insightful!" "Outspoken!" "Intelligent!"
    Critical Review
  • "betsy salkind is an extraordinary hybrid between comedian and actress. i'm trying not to use the "performance artist" word because to me, it suggest that the performer isn't actually funny. in betsy's case, nothing could be further from the truth."
    jonathan katz
  • "My cat died a few weeks ago and when they offered to cremate him (no, thanks) all I could think about was yours in the Koo-koo-roo bag in the freezer. Thanks for that, seriously."
    Sabrina Matthews
  • "You little devil - you certainly have covered everything from soup to nuts that could possibly be controversial. Good for you. And I thought you were winding down a little. Mother is wrong again."
    Betsy’s Mother
  • "You must be doing something right. When we were in China recently we were trying to check whether our Internet was working and we went on various sites. Yours was blocked. It may be a coincidence but we thought it was a good sign nonetheless. Keep up the good offensive work!"
    Gia
  • "It is truly unfortunate that you lost work over [the Andrea Yates] piece. I think it is AMAZING! You show a tremendous sense of humanity when you do it and an insight into the world. I think you are BRILLIANT! Please keep it up you are an inspiration to be brave."
    Stepanouhi
  • "Just spending the last couple of days with this material... I just love Betsy, Anne, and Ethel!!"
    Pamela Post, CBC Radio News
  • "Betsy takes the art of comedy way out to its furthest edges and brings home the laughs. Tremendously inventive and fearless. And her show finale – the squirrel – is the stuff of comedy legend."
    Gram Slaton, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen CO

Watch Betsy

See Betsy in some of her most memorable performances!

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Squirrel

See Betsy’s popular imitation of a hungry squirrel – always a crowd pleaser!

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Offensive Women Stand-Up

Betsy performs in Julie Goldman’s Offensive Women at the Zipper Theatre in NYC. Produced by Julie Goldman, Erin Keating, and Eve Ensler.

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Marriage & Children

Betsy shares her thoughts on marriage and children.


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  • "You may never look at little creatures the same way again."
    Bay Windows
  • "Insightful!" "Outspoken!" "Intelligent!"
    Critical Review
  • "betsy salkind is an extraordinary hybrid between comedian and actress. i'm trying not to use the "performance artist" word because to me, it suggest that the performer isn't actually funny. in betsy's case, nothing could be further from the truth."
    jonathan katz
  • "My cat died a few weeks ago and when they offered to cremate him (no, thanks) all I could think about was yours in the Koo-koo-roo bag in the freezer. Thanks for that, seriously."
    Sabrina Matthews
  • "You little devil - you certainly have covered everything from soup to nuts that could possibly be controversial. Good for you. And I thought you were winding down a little. Mother is wrong again."
    Betsy’s Mother
  • "You must be doing something right. When we were in China recently we were trying to check whether our Internet was working and we went on various sites. Yours was blocked. It may be a coincidence but we thought it was a good sign nonetheless. Keep up the good offensive work!"
    Gia
  • "It is truly unfortunate that you lost work over [the Andrea Yates] piece. I think it is AMAZING! You show a tremendous sense of humanity when you do it and an insight into the world. I think you are BRILLIANT! Please keep it up you are an inspiration to be brave."
    Stepanouhi
  • "Just spending the last couple of days with this material... I just love Betsy, Anne, and Ethel!!"
    Pamela Post, CBC Radio News
  • "Betsy takes the art of comedy way out to its furthest edges and brings home the laughs. Tremendously inventive and fearless. And her show finale – the squirrel – is the stuff of comedy legend."
    Gram Slaton, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen CO