“We defy you to not gush over Fareeha Khan, an always-game, razor-sharp stand-up.”
- Time Out NY
"She is a 12 year old stoner boy trapped in the body of a hot adult woman."
- Her friend Katie
“She’s like a surfer bro, but with deep emotional awareness.”
- Internet commenter
Fareeha Khan is a comedian, writer, actor, and artist based in New York City. Most recently, she acted in a short film executive produced by Lena Waithe as part of the 2019 AT&T Filmmaker Program. She has toured her stand up with Man Repeller and was featured at the Women in Comedy Festival for multiple years in a row. As a writer, she’s contributed to MTV and Reductress. As an actor, she’s appeared in sketches on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Comedy Central, and Funny or Die. She hosts OutCast, a bi-monthly comedy show at Union Hall, “Star Wars” every Monday at Kinfolk90, and The ‘Sup Open Mic every other Tuesday at C’Mon Everybody. She was a part of the Riot x TBS Comedy Writers Lab in 2017 and was a writers assistant on After After Party, a Refinery29 produced digital show in 2018. Her web series, Ronnie Luvs Comedy, is available now on the world famous YouTube. For this role, she won the Best Actress award at Quickie Fest IV. Her short film she wrote and starred in, Break Up, Baby, is currently in post-production. As a performer and writer, she’s trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade, Washington Improv Theatre, the Annoyance, Reckless Theatre, H.B. Studios and Ted Sluberski studios. She was born in Karachi, Pakistan, but grew up mostly in South Carolina and Virginia in an insane twist. She has a B.A. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, which she usually tells people is a poli-sci degree because that sounds more real.
Festivals She’s Performed At: Women in Comedy Festival, Diverse AF Festival, Chicago Sketch Festival, Austin Sketch Festival, Hell Yes Festival, The Brown University Comedy Conference, Ur mom lol jk.