Monika Smith is an actor and writer from Canada who modeled internationally for years until realizing she liked smiling and eating more then standing and posing.
Monika was a member of the harold teams: Galleria, Lincoln's Bedroom, Hugboat, and Elroy, and was a writer/performer on the maude team Hot Mess. At UCB she's also performed in The Improv All Stars, Asssscat 3000, Harold Night, Maude Night, Rough Cut, Other People's Stuff, Sketch Cram, Gelmania, Dirtiest Sketch, Prom Night, Comedy For Lovers, Quick 'N Dirty Musical, Cagematch, and many more shows. She got her start performing with The Second City Touring Company in Toronto, and has been fortunate to perform improv for years at Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre LA & New York, The Second City L.A. & Chicago, Chicago Improv Festival, iO Chicago, iO West, Del Close Marathon, Annoyance, improv festivals across America and more. You can catch her performing in different theaters and indie nights across L.A. with a number of teams including her one woman improv show Smith.
Some recent credits include: Who Gets The Last Laugh?, Newsreaders, Newsroom, The Joe Schmo Show, Two And a Half Men, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, Disaster Date, Players, and in sketches on The Tonight Show, Conan, and Arsenio. Monika wrote and starred in the Yahoo series Holly On Top, and can also been seen in some commercials, some Funny or Die videos, and a handful unseen network pilots. Monika is a proud member of Coming Clean, and is in UCB's Inside The Master Class.