Kurt Braunohler was most recently seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he was nominated
(along with Kristen Schaal) for the if.comedy Award's "Best Comedy Show" (formerly the Perrier). Before
that he won the Barry Award for “Best in Festival” at the Melbourne Comedy Festival (also with Kristen).
A seasoned performer, Kurt has been seen at SXSW, Bonaroo, Melbourne Comedy Festival (Barry Award
Winner), the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the HBO Vegas
Comedy Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival (where he was a recipient of the “Improv Ensemble of the
Year” Award) and numerous colleges in the US. Among his list of awards are the ECNY award for "Best
Male Comedian" and "Best Host" and the NYTVF's award for "Best Non-scripted Host."
Currently, Kurt co-hosts the variety show, Hot Tub, which was voted "Best New Variety Show" by TimeOut
New York's readers poll. His creations include Chengwin.com, which was voted by the Village Voice
as "Best Hilarious Insane Guerilla Theatre". His web-series, which he co-created, "Penelope: Princess of
Pets" was made into a for-broadcast pilot for Channel 4 in London. The anti-game show he hosts,
"Pointless" has been picked up for 10 episodes on the IFC network. He also co-wrote, directed and
produced a music video for the New Pornographers. As for the future, Kurt will be starring in episodes of
“Delocated” for Adult Swim and “Bob’s Burgers” for FOX.