Celeste Ballard is proud to be a sketch writer on the Maude Team THUNDER GULCH. Previously she wrote for the Maude Team SLOW BURN. She recently graduated from Yale with a degree in Literature, where she performed improv with The Exit Players, wrote for various publications and co-wrote the annual satirical musical, The Yale Show 2: Yale School Musical. Celeste has studied sketch writing and improv at UCB since 2005 under Scott Aukerman, Bobby Moynihan, Charlie Sanders, Will Hines, Curtis Gwinn and Gavin Speiller. She currently works in television production and loves Italian food.