New York improviser: Andy Beckerman

Andy Beckerman

Andy Beckerman has been writing and performing comedy in New York City since 2009. He writes for music magazines like Dusted and comedy sites like and Splitsider, and with his comedy duo Wrestling Team, he produces and hosts the popular interview podcast Beginnings about the creative origins of writers and performers. Beginnings is also taped live on the second Tuesday of the month at UCB East. Additionally, Wrestling Team produces stages shows, including the nonsensical musical Rockefeller Centaur and the upcoming musical mystery The Creep Twins, and videos, including the Channel 101 series Cents and Cents' Abilities. Their spec pilot Grumpkin Hollow was a finalist in the New York Television Festival/Comedy Central Short Pilot Competition.

Andy recently won Best Grimp at the Cridge Awards.