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Drew Wesely, aka Andrew Wesely, is an improv comedian and sketch actor in Austin, Texas.
Drew Wesely began classes at ColdTowne Conservatory in 2007, prior to the breakup of the original ColdTowne members, and received improv training from all of them. He began as a Teacher's Assistant at ColdTowne Conservatory in 2011. He has attended improv workshops/received coaching from: UCB (including instruction from Matt Besser, Ian Walsh, Neil Casey, Brandon Gardner, Shannon O'Neill, Will Storie, Alan Starzinski, and Jonny Svarzbein), The Annoyance (Mark Sutton), iO (Jet Eveleth, Craig Cackowski, Eric Hunicutt, Craig Uhlir, Karen Graci, Dave Hill, Matt Jones) and The New Movement (Chris Trew and Tami Nelson). He has been on improv troupes coached by Dave Buckman (Boom Chicago), Tom Booker (iO/The Annoyance/The Institution), Arthur Simone, Michael Jastroch, Cody Dearing, Roy Janik, Ashley Nugent, Clifton Highfield, John Ratliff, Brent Foshee, Aden Kirschner, and Jericho Thorpe. He once performed standup in "The Mothup", delivering an impromptu monologue.
He performed a minor role in a scene with Ashley Judd in the motion picture High Crimes as "Marine", and was a background actor/dancer in the film Desert Bloom with Jon Voight.
Active Improv & Sketch Troupes & Comedy Festival Shows
- Nice Astronaut - improv & sketchprov troupe (Performed in OOB four times, three times in UCBT's DCM, and Chicago Improv Festival)
- Kingston - improv troupe (captain)
- Who Dack? - improv troupe (captain)
- What's the Story, Steve? - improv and sketchprov troupe (Performed in OOB)
- ColdTowne TourCo - (Performed in DCM and NYC's Magnet Theater, and Charleston Improv Festival)
- First United Methodist Church of Plano Youth Group Improv
- Townsville - actor (Performed in Frontera Fest)
- Array - JTS Brown format troupe (Coached by Craig Cackowski, Dave Buckman, and Cody Dearing)
Past Improv Troupes
- Achatina Achatina - Cagematch Champion (Performed in OOB twice)
- Delta Force of Venus - improv troupe (captain)
- Unfurled - improv troupe (Performed in TCIF, NCCAF, OOB and twice in NOIF)
- Stool Pigeon - performer
- Uptowne - sketch actor/writer
- Lifeboat - Cagematch champion
- The Draft
- ColdTowne Allstars