About Anna Drezen and Todd Dakotah Briscoe

Anna and Todd

ANNA DREZEN is a comedian, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn, NY. She regularly performs standup and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, the People’s Improv Theater, Union Hall, the Annoyance, and many other beautiful basements across the country. Anna is an editor and staff writer for Cracked.com. She’s editor-at-large of Reductress, a satirical women’s magazine (Forbes, “100 Best Websites for Women”), and is the coauthor of Reductress’ upcoming book How to Win at Feminism (HarperOne, Oct. 2016). She’s written for MTV, Thought Catalog, Nylon, the Daily Dot, and has been featured in videos on CollegeHumor, Above Average, Buzzfeed, and the Huffington Post. Her sketch group Gentlemen Party (“intensely funny surrealist comedy” -Time Out NY) has performed at the PIT, Chicago Sketchfest, the Del Close Marathon, and the Museum of Modern Art. Anna is also a member of the Story Pirates, an educational organization that performs hilarious stories written by kids. NYU Tisch grad. She loves soup. For more info, visit www.annadrezen.com & www.twitter.com/annadrezen

TODD DAKOTAH BRISCOE graduated  in 2007 from NYU: Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama. He received an MFA in Television Writing and Producing from LIU: Brooklyn where he studied with Norman Steinberg (Blazing Saddles). He is still trying to pay the loans on both.

Todd has been actively involved for 6 years as a writer, performer and producer of Political Subversities, a live musical-sketch show that features brand new material every week satirizing current events. Political Subversities will be returning to the People’s Improv Theater for a weekly run this summer. Political Subversities has been featured on Gawker, Huffington Post, Bust Magazine and Todd represented the group several times on MSNBC. One time Reverend Al Sharpton called Todd a “turkey” on a special Thanksgiving Episode.

He has performed improv, sketch and solo comedy at Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub, The People’s Improv Theater, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Union Hall, 92Y and has been featured on a variety of podcasts such as RISK!, Myq Kaplan’s Hang Out With Me Podcast, Three-Day Rental, and more. He was also seen with Vinny Guadagnino (Jersey Shore) in “Jesus Christ: Reality Star” at UCB.

He also played a stalker on an episode of Discover ID’s “Stalked!” and his friends will text him from the gym sometimes to let him know it’s on. For more information visit www.todddakotahbriscoe.com and www.twitter.com/ToddDakotah