Kirby is a Chicago-based actress, comedienne and improviser. Originally from Elgin, Illinois, she has a B.A in Theater and Drama from Indiana University and is a graduate of both The Second City Conservatory, iO Training Center and The Artistic Home’s Meisner Program. Kirby is also a proud founding and active member of The Gift Theatre’s house improv team, Natural Gas.
Most recently, she was in KFC’s new national campaign “How Do You KFC?” promoting the Go-Cup and The Gift Theatre Company’s 75th anniversary production of The War of the Worlds.
Her TV credits include EyeOpener, a morning news show on the CW, The Beast on A&E and several pilots.
This fall, I will be playing the role of Shannon in The Gift Theatre Company’s Chicago premiere of Bethany by Laura Marks.