Justine Garrett is a writer, performer, and the co-founder of toasterlab, which produces mixed reality videos, apps, and performances. She’s a co-writer of toasterlab’s Transmission, a distributed performance series that premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2017. She has also written jokes for Lily Tomlin, internationally syndicated horoscopes, a personal essay for the Los Angeles Times, powerful profiles for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and more.
Justine was a researcher for the Emmy Award winning documentary No Greater Love about organ donation and transplantation. She’s helped produce PSAs, VNRs, and documentaries for governmental and nonprofit organizations.
Justine is an expert on higher education, and she has worked in undergraduate admissions at UCLA and program evaluation at the University of Toronto. For three years, she was the Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs at CalArts.
Justine is a graduate of The Second City Training Centre Conservatory in Toronto. For over two years, she played Emily Gilmore in the Gilmore Girlprov show at Comedy Bar. Justine has an MFA in Writing from CalArts and a BA in Psychology from UCLA.