Maggie Carey is a writer, performer and director who makes short films in New York. Maggie is originally from Boise, Idaho and went to school at the University of Montana and then studied film in the graduate program at University of Texas. Carey co-created THE JEANNIE TATE SHOW, a web series for Warner Bros. Studio 2.0, which follows a soccer mom who hosts a talk-show from her minivan (stars Liz Cackowski, SNL). The show was named one of the “Top 20 Web Series” by New York Magazine and recommended by McSweeney’s. Carey’s other directing credits include SUN RIVER HOMESTEAD (aired nationally on PBS and won a Regional Emmy), LADYPORN (winner of the SXSW Audience Award), DANCE CLUB (winner of the Austin Film Festival Audience Award) and SMITHLIN (ABC Family Online Original). Carey studied improvisation at Improv Olympic West in Los Angeles and Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. She was in the original line up of the UCB NY Harold team Bastian.You can also see Carey in the web series HEAD IN THE OVEN and performing with her current UCB Harold Team, Ragnarock.
- Maggie's independent team was Laser Wolf, a team that also consisted of future Bastian member Adam Frucci and rapper MC Chris.
- Maggie's brother Andy is a Chicago improviser who currently performs with iO Chicago's Improvised Shakespeare.
- Maggie played D1 soccer at the University of Montana.