New York improviser: Josh Hurley

Josh Hurley

Josh grew up in Pocatello, Idaho. In 2007, he graduated with a B.S. in Acting/Directing from Idaho State University. He has performed improvisation and sketch comedy since 1997.
Stage credits include: It's the Apocalypse, Charlie Brown! (originating the role of Rufus), The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon), Man of La Mancha (Sancho), Beauty & The Beast (LeFou), and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged.
After moving to New York in 2008, Josh studied at the Upright Citizen Brigade and The Peoples Improv Theatre. He has trained with improv notables Dave Storck, Ari Voukydis, John Frusciante, Ben Rodgers, Ashley Ward, Nate Starkey, Rick Overton, and Armando Diaz. Recent improv teams include Ok President, Chariot, Corner Booth, and TurtleDov Impuv. He has also worked with award winning sketch team The Chris & Paul Show.
Josh is co-creator of his hometown troupe 'The Comedy Project' which since 2004, has performed in festivals and universities throughout the United State and Canada. In 2009 he became a cast member of Off-Broadway short-form show The National Comedy Theatre, and in 2012, for a year and half, served as the theatre's Associate Director.
Josh narrates audio books. Recent titles include: This is a Book About Kids In The Hall, Save Me A Seat, Last Seen Leaving, and The Geography Club series. Notable film/tv roles include Woody Allen's 2016 film 'Cafe Society', When In Rome, and Law & Order; Criminal Intent. He appeared on TvLAND's Best Night In, talking with host Leila Sebitini about why we laugh. Webseries' include 'AlphaBits' (voicing the letter U), and 'Questing' (playing Zargon, Dungeon Keeper).
Josh loves Stephen King novels, running in Central Park, and embellishing pretentious biographies with words like embellishing and pretentious.
Follow him on Twitter (@joshuwhaaat) or to CostCo to see what snack he prefers (Poppycock).