Katy Nielsen


Katy Nielsen is a Chicago-based performance artist, comedian and model. A graduate of Columbia College’s BFA program and the Second City Conservatory, she is now Artistic Director at Outlaw Production Collective creating performances and events that showcase and foster her talents and those of her associates. Among others, Katy works closely with City Lit Theater Company producing their annual Art of Adaptation Festival and Banned Books Week programming, with Ohms Designs, Inc., a Pilsen-based event design company and can often be found striking a pose at Palette and Chisel Art Academy, where she collects most of her stand-up inspiration.