Originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, Adrianne has been performing for most of her life. She performs improv, stand up, theatre and storytelling at venues all over the world.
Most recently, Adrianne was a winner at the acclaimed storytelling series “The Moth” and was in the critically acclaimed movie “After Everything”. Other films include “Ticking Clock” , with Cuba Gooding, Jr., and “Lovehunter”. She appeared on VH-1’s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and was one of the stars of TNN’s Lifegame, based on the Off-Broadway hit. She has appeared on Bull, Nurse Jackie, 30 Rock,NBC’s Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Fox’s Good Day Live, NBC’s Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Adrianne was one of the co-hosts on The Jay Thomas Show on The Sirius Stars Network on Sirius Satellite Radio. She has also appeared on NBC’s The Today Show, CNN’s Showbiz Tonight, and The Glenn Beck Show as herself.
Adrianne’s first humor book, I Hate Other People’s Kids, was published by Simon & Schuster It is already in its third printing and is being printed in six countries. She is featured in The 2004 Signet Book of American Humor, and Rejected, based on the popular “The Rejection Show”. Her prose piece “Easter Is Cancelled” is taught as part of the Creative Writing program at Portland State University.
Adrianne writes for Millennium Magazine, Pet Lifestyles Magazine, and Comedywire. She has also written for Link AKC, Ask E. Jean, News Makeup, Funny Not Slutty and her latest work, “The Early Works Series”, was publihed on McSweeney’s.
Adrianne has performed and taught improvisation and performed stand up comedy all over the world, including Chicago, New York, Single File, Toronto, Portland Improv Festivals, as well as Orlando’s Foolfest and Chicago’s Funny Women’s Festival. In January, 2006, she performed the two person improvised show, Then…Again, in London, with Chicago improviser Andy Eninger. Her solo improvised pieces, 0-Life and The Amazing Wonderworm, were acclaimed at the Toronto and Chicago Improv Festivals, and her 2004 performance at the Toronto Improv Festival was named one of the Top Ten Comedy Shows for 2004 by Toronto NOW magazine.
Adrianne has been in spots for Duracell and The Central Park Conservancy. She was “Shapewear” in a Dr. Oz promo and a meter maid for NY Lottery. She was a talking mouth for an Aciphex commercial and “bogercised” in a cranberry bog for Diet Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice. She has been seen in commercials for Microsoft, Aquafina, Price/Waterhouse, Lipton Iced Tea and many others. Voice over work has included Oil of Olay and The Olive Garden.