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, The Unexpected Arousal of Jessica Fletcher & Leopard Cohen. She also performs in a sketch comedy duo alongside David Lahti called The Utilidors. They’ve performed internationally at the Boston Comedy Arts Festival and made their first Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival appearance in 2017.
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 is part of the teaching faculty at The Second City Training Centre and is a graduate of Humber College’s School of Comedy.
Brie performed at the Del Close Marathon in New York City, The Big City Improv and She Dot Festivals in Toronto, as well as the Atlantic, Montreal and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals. She was a nominee for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award in 2012. She has performed comedy across Central & 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.