Kristeen von Hagen has been hailed as one of the Top 30 Power Women in Canada by Elle Magazine alongside such entertainers as Avril Lavigne, Sarah Polley, and Wrestling Diva Trish Stratus.
Kristeen is very excited to be heading to Montreal this summer (2010) for her 3rd Just for Laughs Gala appearance! Kristeen recently appeared on the SHOWTIME stand-up comedy show Comedy Without Borders and has also been seen on Premium Blend on Comedy Central.
Kristeen taped her second highly-rated Comedy NOW! special for CTV and The Comedy Network. Other notable appearances include: The Debaters on CBC Radio, Video on Trial on Much Music, March of Dames Festival and Cream of Comedy on The Comedy Network.
Kristeen has just finished a successful cross-Canada theatre tour with Debra DiGiovanni and Laurie Elliott called Girls Night Out. She has recently been opening for Russell Peters in Canada and the US. She has also toured Canada with Puppetry of the Penis; not as the main attraction, of course, but she was a fantastic fluffer. She continues to headline Yuk Yuk's clubs across Canada.
Kristeen just completed a stint as the head writer on the CBC show Test the Nation. She also wrote 2009 Canada’s Walk of Fame and the 2008 and 2009 Juno Awards. She was also a creator and staff writer of The Toronto Show on Toronto 1, as well as a writer for the third season of Global TV's, Train 48. She has also written for CBC's, This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Kristeen excels at sketch as well; she wrote & performed on the last season of Comedy INC on CTV and in CBC's, SketchCom with troupe, Pale By Comparison.
She has won 3 Canadian Comedy Awards - Best Female Stand-up, Best Comedic Play and Best writing for a TV special.
Kristeen now makes her home in NYC.
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