New York improviser: Anna Drezen

Anna Drezen

Anna Drezen is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been featured on MTVu, the front page of CollegeHumor, TheOnion.com, Funny or Die, WitStream, Thought Catalog, Huffington Post, Maxim, BuzzFeed, and SplitSider. Anna has performed at Joe's Pub, the PIT, the UCB, the Del Close Comedy Festival, the Women in Comedy Festival, and many other festivals, clubs and colleges across the city and country. Her solo show SPOOKY JERKS is currently running at the PIT. She graduated with a BFA in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied under Michael Potts, Ted Sluberski, Ruben Polendo, and Theresa McCarthy, among others. Anna received a certificate in Shakespeare in Performance from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, UK. She began her studies at the UCB in 2007 and has done object work for WIll Hines, Shannon O'Neill, Charlie Todd, Anthony King, Billy Merritt, Porter Mason, Neil Casey, Kevin Hines, and Brandon Gardner. She currently performs with her house team Monster Monster at QSIC and hosts the women's open mic Open Michelle at the UCBeast every Thursday at 5:30pm. Mostly she enjoys face-singing to Beyonce and petting other people's dogs when those people are trying to get somewhere. www.annadrezen.com