Brie Watson is an improv, stand-up and sketch comedian, actor, director, live comedy producer, and respected improv instructor based in Niagara and Toronto.
She teaches improv at the world-famous Second City in Toronto and is Artistic Director of Improv Niagara in Ontario’s Niagara Region. She also leads presentations in improv for corporate training including team-building and skill-building workshops.
As an improviser, Brie directed the award winning production “End with a Kiss,” which won Best of the Festival at the 2022 Hamilton Fringe Festival. Brie’s also performed at the Del Close Marathon in NYC, the Big City Improv & She Dot festivals in Toronto, as well as the Atlantic, Montreal, Winnipeg and Toronto Fringe Festivals. She has performed comedy across Central and Eastern Canada and the United States.
Brie has been cast in National TV & Web commercials, recently for Seat Geek and Harvey’s.
Brie writes and performs in a sketch comedy duo alongside David Lahti called brie&dave. The duo have toured internationally at the NYC Sketchfest and Boston Comedy Arts festivals and performed on the home front at the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival.
With her brother Nick, Brie hosts and produces The Constant Struggle Podcast, in which the siblings interview local artists and performers delving into the struggles balancing life and artistic pursuits.
Brie is a graduate of the Improv and Longform Conservatory programs at The Second City Toronto, where she currently teaches improv with Second City’s School Programs. She also graduated top of her class at the Humber School of Comedy.
Specialties: Improv, Writing, Stand-up Comedy, Screenwriting, Public Speaking, Presentations, Social Media.
Brie also has a a degree in Political Studies from the University of Ottawa. Go GeeGees!