Chelsey Crisp has displayed great versatility as an actress, writer and producer throughout her career. She has had roles in numerous television shows, including New Girl, Mike & Molly, Happy Endings, The Office and The Joe Schmo Show. Additional TV credits include Rake, NCIS, CSI Miami, Rizzoli & Isles, Journeyman, and Threshold. Crisp also recently starred as the lead in the romantic comedy feature In-Lawfully Yours, now available on Netflix and will appear in the upcoming film Life with Dog.
Crisp was the artistic director of Duchess Riot, an all-female comedy troupe recently voted No. 1 Theater Group on the LA Hot List for four years in a row. She produced comedic projects with Duchess Riot ranging from live improv to feature films and also performed monthly shows.
A graduate from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts with a degree in theatre and a Shakespeare certificate from The British American Drama Academy, Crisp spent a year abroad producing shows for Universal Studios Singapore and Resorts World Sentosa. Crisp continued her education at Steppenwolf West, Stan Kirsch Studios and Margie Habor Studio, and furthers her comedy training at ACME, Upright Citizen's Brigade, The Groundlings, and iO West. She credits the bulk of her comedy technique to LA-based coach Donovan Scott.
Crisp additionally won NBC's Fear Factor by doing things better left unmentioned.
Crisp currently resides in Los Angeles.