Tara Jepsen is a writer and actor living in Los Angeles, California. She's appeared in Emmy-winning series Transparent. She and longtime collaborator Beth Lisick created, wrote and acted in original web series Rods and Cones, released by Jill Soloway and Rebecca Odes's Wifey.tv September 2014, and named one of Indiewire’s 25 Best Series/Creators of 2014. Tara has written and performed original sketch comedy with Lisick throughout the U.S. since 1999. They have appeared at Dixon Place in NYC, at San Francisco’s Sketchfest, at the UCB in Los Angeles, and myriad additional venues. Jepsen also has been published by The Believer, xojane.com, and by SF Weekly, among others. She has toured and performed extensively with seminal queer cabaret Sister Spit since 1997. She co-hosted legendary San Francisco open mic K’vetsh at a gay men’s bath house for over ten years.