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Welcome to the new web address for acclaimed Asian American Actor, Stand Up Comic and Pop Culture Pundit Kate Rigg.

A graduate of Juilliard, Kate has performed on stage, film and TV, and in comedy festivals and clubs all over the country. She is the lead singer/rhyme spitter for the duo "Slanty Eyed Mama" who have played concerts everywhere from the Comedy Central Theater to the Smithsonian Institute.  She is also a successful television producer and playwright, but the real deal is on stage.  

Come here for news, booking information, extended bios, pictures and video reels all here all the time.  And links to the websites for Nuyorasian super group Slanty Eyed Mama, and the production hub for Kate's Entertainment and Branding Company Cool Genius Entertainment. And one photograph with Charo.

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News and things

Happy New Year 

It's 2015 and what that means is more comedy, more drama more life in the arts. In the meantime you can see season 1 of Kate's first network show "Dance Your Ass Off" playing on Oxygen TV this month in reruns (it is the #2 show in China and is being made in 30 countries around the world) as well as her first kid's adventure show "Cache Craze" On YTV in Canada. More good stuff is coming soon on comedy stages and small screens everywhere... the joke elves are working hard to cook up the jokes. Possibly in dutch ovens.

Kate On TV 

See Kate in reruns!

Kate appears in several episodes of Law and Order as Public Defender Sally Xiao as well as ME. on Law and Order SVU. 

Kate did voices for Fox's Family Guy in Season 5. Good times.

Kate appeared as a comedy correspondent on the Dr. Phil Show for several seasons, doing man on the street interviews and special segments starting with a panel on race and representation with comedy legend Paul Mooney.

The film "That's What She Said" is currently on-demand and on Showtime. You can see Kate there as Lu, the smartmouthed bar owning leather jacket wearing softie.
 
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Check out these live appearances!

Bare Bones Film Festival

Oklahoma, Muskogee, OK

 

The music video For "Wild Wild West" by kate's band Slanty Eyed Mama will have its midewestern festival premiere at the Bare Bones Film Fest! So excited!

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Disorient Film Festival

Eugene, Oregon, Eugene

 

The west coast premiere of the music video "Rangoon" by Slanty Eyed Mama (kate's band)

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May7

OPSEU Talent Show and Comedy Fiesta

Toronto

 

Kate is hosting a fabulous comedy and talent gala for OPSEU in Toronto. Details to come!

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