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Adrienne Truscott is a choreographer, dancer, and stand-up comedian. She won the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Panel Prize[1] and Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe for her show Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One Lady Rape About Comedy. Originally part of a burlesque duo, The Wau Wau Sisters, Asking For It was her first solo comedy show.[2] She also received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award (2017).[3]

Adrienne Truscott
OccupationChoreographer, dancer, stand-up comedian

Truscott's show …Too Freedom… premiered at The Kitchen in December 2012.[4]

Truscott is a 1994 graduate of Wesleyan University.[5]


  1. ^ "Edinburgh Comedy Awards Panel Prize". Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Retrieved 16 Jun 2015.
  2. ^ Spring, Alexandra (14 Jan 2015). "Adrienne Truscott: nudity is a very inexpensive and effective costume". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 16 Jun 2015.
  3. ^ "Adrienne Truscott :: Foundation for Contemporary Arts". Retrieved 2018-04-19.
  4. ^ La Rocco, Claudia (December 10, 2012). "Ennobling Many Forms of Work and Creation". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "Wesconnect - Wesleyan University Alumni - Truscott '94 performs show on rape discourse". Wesleyan University.