New York improviser: Andy Vega

Andy Vega

Born to Cuban parents in Casa Grande, Arizona, Andy Vega is a rising junior Film and TV student at Fordham University who has been performing comedy since he was fifteen. He performs regularly around New York City with indie teams Just And, Guest Book, and Stove’s Cabin Crew (the student comedy club at Fordham College at Lincoln Center). He makes sketch videos with Stove's as well as weekly videos with Justin Kosisky for JustAndComedy. Andy also is a member of the Story Pirates ensemble, with whom he performs musical comedy based on kids’ original short stories at elementary schools throughout the city.

Currently in UCB's Advanced Study program, his improv training includes The Torch Theatre’s long form program (Phoenix, Arizona), iO Chicago’s five week summer intensive, The Second City’s comedy camp, and many many short-form shows at ImprovMANIA in Chandler, AZ.

Andy also enjoys mangos, dog fail compilations, and the wide variety of AriZona Beverage products available for purchase.