Rachael Burke | Peoples Improv Theater

Rachael Burke

Rachael Burke spent 5+ years at The Tonight Show as a member of the 2-time Emmy award winning digital team and as a contributing writer. Rachael contributed countless on-air jokes/ideas to The Tonight Show, including an on-air sketch about Ariana Grande’s ponytail coming alive starring Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon.

Rachael produces, performs and writes for the sketch group she founded, Kids These Days, who Rachael cast with producers/contributing writers from several late night comedy shows. Kids These Days has a monthly mainstage show (featured in the NY Times) at the PIT, and has toured to 2019 & 2020 SF SketchFest, 2018 NY Comedy Festival, 2018 & 2019 NY SketchFest, 2018 HBO/Television Academy’s Independent Television Festival, and also performed their original sketch comedy on episodes of NBC’s Bring the Funny!

Rachael writes and performs impressions including Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Adam Sandler, Melania Trump, etc. Rachael also produces and stars in a live impressions show “2020 Vision: The Next Celebrity President” (as seen in the NY Times), featuring comedians performing celebrity impressions debating as presidential candidates.

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