New York improviser: Zach  Young

Zach Young

Zach is a writer, improviser, & stand-up comedian born and raised in New York City. He began doing improv at age 16 after Respecto Montalban made him cry laughing for the very first time.

In 2009, Zach started taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade, while earning his degree in Professional Writing from S.U.N.Y. Cortland, where he first began hosting and performing in live shows as well as radio shows. At UCB he has studied under Gil Ozeri, Brandon Gardner, Chelsea Clarke, Ryan Karels, Shannon O'Neill, and Anthony Atamanuik. He has appeared in videos for CollegeHumor.com & BET.com.

Zach can be seen performing around NYC with his improv teams Trinket, Futility Belt, Pepes, & Founding Fathers.