Dara Katz is a writer, director and actor. She writes and directs with collaborator, Betsy Kenney. Their 2018 film Amazing Bagel, a comedy about a miscarriage, was an official selection of the 2019 Maryland Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival and won the Audience Choice Award at the Nitehawk Shorts Fest. Their previous series, The Place We Live, a ‘90s evening soap parody, can be viewed on

As a performer, Dara can be seen improvising at UCB Theater and workshopping her next one-woman-show around the NYC (she hopes in the act of writing this, that she’ll follow through on that).

She’s lucky to work as senior editor at

Press: Vulture, Paste Magazine, Refinery29, IFC, Vulture,Time Out, Decider, Huffington Post, The Dissolve