Brie Watson is an improv, stand-up and sketch comedian & live comedy producer living in Toronto. She is the creator of the improv shows What If? Improvising Your Alternate Universe and Guess Who’s Coming to Improv? and is currently a member of the improv troupes Chakra Khan, PERSONS and Cinderelniño. She also performs in a sketch comedy duo alongside David Lahti called “The Utilidors.” They recently performed their first international revue at the 2016 Boston Comedy Arts Festival and just completed their first run at the 2017 Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival.
Along with her brother Nick, Brie hosts and produces The Constant Struggle podcast, in which the siblings interview local artists and performers and discuss the struggles balancing life and art.
Brie graduated from both the Improv and Longform Conservatory programs at the Second City Training Centre. She runs stand-up, improv and sketch comedy workshops in Toronto and Ottawa. She was an instructor of the Educational Program at The Second City Training Centre for 3 years. She is a graduate of Humber College’s School of Comedy.
Brie performed at The Big City Improv and SheDot Festivals in Toronto, as well as the Atlantic (Halifax), Montreal and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals. She was a nominee for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award in 2012. She has performed comedy across Central and Eastern Canada and the United States.
Brie has a a degree in Political Studies from the University of Ottawa, which is way funnier now than it was when she actually took the program.