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PETE Kimball

LIT'S Comedy writing instructor

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MEET pete

Pete Kimball is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and comedy performer. After founding comedy group, Oedipus Platypus, while an undergrad at Brown University, he went on to professional success as a screenwriter in Los Angeles. He was a founding member of long-running LA improv and sketch team, Pilgrim, and he has performed at Second City Chicago, UCB, and the Hollywood Improv. His films have played at film festivals around the world, and he has worked for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He currently lives in Washington, DC and teaches at American University and LIT Comedy.


Sketch 101

Current LIT Team/Show

Sketch Night Student Showcase


Peter's original scripts have placed in a number of high profile screenwriting competitions and several of them have been optioned.

  • This Far and No Further (Nicholl Fellowship, quarter-finalist)

  • Zero Sum (American Zoetrope, finalist)

  • Worst in the World (Bahamas International Film Festival, semi-finalist)


  • Greater Chicago (Slamdance, semi-finalist)

  • My Week Your Week (Austin Film Festival, 2nd Round)

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