About

Brendan is an actor and comedian based out of New York. He started doing improv at Manhattan College in 2011 with Scatterbomb. Since then he's studied improv, musical improv, and sketch at both UCB and The Magnet. 

He's performed with the Magnet sketch team Stockton, the Magnet musical megawatt team Pipe Dreams, and kickass indie improv teams like Clutch and Distance. He's written for Funny or Die News Flash and he frequently performs improv at schools all over with Freestyle Repertory Theater. He's also even a theater tech at UCB Chelsea. He seems to really like comedy.

 
 

Performance

Improv & Sketch

Pipe Dreams (Musical Improv) - Magnet Theater, NY

Startup (Musical Improv) - Magnet Theater, NY

Freestyle Repertory Theater - Touring Improv Company

Stockton (Sketch) - d. Jesse Acini - Magnet Theater

American Pastoral (Sketch)  Haven, Ensemble     d. Sam Reece - Pit Loft, UCB Chelsea

Theatre

The Murder Mystery Co. - Touring Cast Member - d. JessAnn Smith, Konrad Custer

Who Got the Girl? - Bill - d. Janice Young - Poormouth Theater

Lonestar - Roy - d. Andrew Block - The Box Theater

Inherit the Wind - Rev. Brown - d. Andrew Block - Smith Auditorium

Avenue Q - Brian - d. Andrew Block - The Box Theater

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown - Charlie Brown - d. David Miller - Smith Auditorium

Arsenic and Old Lace - Mortimer Brewster - d. David Miller - Smith Auditorium

 

Education & Training

Improv Comedy                         

UCB Theater, NY - Shannon O’Neil, Molly Lloyd, Patirck Clair, Gavin Speiller, Don Fanelli, Amber Petty, Anthony Atamanuik, Brian Faas, Lydia Hensler, Shaun Diston, Patrick Noth, Miriam Tolan

Magnet Theater, NY - Michael Lutton, Jon Bander, Frank Spitznagel, Louis Kornfeld, Elena Fishbein, Alan Fessenden, Peter McNerney

Independent Training - Tarik Davis, Michael Delaney, Shaun Diston, Christina Gausas

Theater

Manhattan College, NY - Andrew Block

On-Camera

Brooke & Mary - Brooke Thomas and Mary Egan Callahan

Magnet Theater, NY - T.J. Mannix

B.A. in Psychology - Manhattan College, NY

 

Special Skills

Improv (Long-form and Short-form), Sketch Writing, Accents, Impersonations (Jimmy Stewart, Randy Newman, Bill Clinton, others), Intermediate Guitar, Class D Driver’s License, U.S. Passport, Beginner Puppeteer

 

Click here for a pdf of my resume