Mary Corigilano

Mary Corigilano

Mary Corigliano, a Connecticut native, earned her BA in Communication and Television from Fairfield University before starting her career in improv and sketch comedy. She discovered her love for comedy after appearing in her first of seventeen productions with the Saybrook Stage Company at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Sayborok, Connecticut. After moving to New York City in 2015, she studied and performed improv at The People’s Improv Theatre and The Upright Citizens Brigade.

 

In 2016, she wrote, directed, and produced her own live sketch comedy show called That Just Happened, which was given a monthly residency at The People’s Improv Theatre in 2018 and 2019. Mary was also part of the PIT Sketch House Team as an Ensemble and Writer. She recently made her Off-Broadway debut at The Players Theatre in That Just Happened.

Artist Bio

Mary Corigliano, a Connecticut native, earned her BA in Communication and Television from Fairfield University before starting her career in improv and sketch comedy. She discovered her love for comedy after appearing in her first of seventeen productions with the Saybrook Stage Company at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Sayborok, Connecticut. After moving to New York City in 2015, she studied and performed improv at The People’s Improv Theatre and The Upright Citizens Brigade.

In 2016, she wrote, directed, and produced her own live sketch comedy show called That Just Happened, which was given a monthly residency at The People’s Improv Theatre in 2018 and 2019. Mary was also part of the PIT Sketch House Team as an Ensemble and Writer. She recently made her Off-Broadway debut at The Players Theatre in That Just Happened.

Mary has continued to create content throughout the pandemic, with full virtual shows, and short individual sketches. She believes that comedy is meant to unite people by giving them a chance to laugh at the uncomfortable moments in life that we all know far too well. Mary has won awards and received other recognitions for her comedic sketches.

On the stage, Mary played Emily Webb in Our Town, Carolyn, Peggy, Helen in The Dining Room, Alice Sycamore in You Can’t Take It With You, Sissy in A Piece of my Heart, Lady Caroline Bramble in Enchanted April, Sandrine, Gayle, and Hope in Almost, Maine, Pem Farnsworth in The Farnsworth Invention, Corie Bratter in Barefoot In The Park, Teresa Phillips in How The Other Half Loves, Brooke Wyeth in Other Desert Cities, and Francisca, Elbow, and Mariana in Measure for Measure.

Her professionalism and charming personality has led her to collaborate with director Martin Marchitto on multiple occasions. Together, Mary played Cassie Cooper in Rumors, Sally in The Wayside Motor Inn, Rosalind in Moon Over the Buffalo, and Poppy in Noises Off.

Mary has also performed in television, film, and in various online performances. She played in The Greg Gutfeld Show, Saybrook, Terminal, PC Carolers, Custom Gift Wrapping, and That Sketch Show.