Zack "Zack" Willis
Zack Willis is a New York City-based writer, musician, actor, and comedian. He graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing. While at Emerson, he won the Jess Ilias Clavelli Comedy Award (2008).
Zack has performed regularly across NYC as part of the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater, most recently as a co-founder of Rumpleteaser, improvising brand new musicals every week for over six years. He's been a teacher at UCB since 2013 and has performed around the country with their touring company.
His band, BRVNCHES, released their first single in 2023. They are an NYC-based-LA-indie-synth-bedroom-pop rupture.
Zack's musical, Joan of Rock: A Rock Musical Slightly Based on the Life of Joan of Arc was performed as a staged concert in May 2017. He has written for The Onion Video, Funny or Die, and CollegeHumor.
In 2021, he co-founded the Rubbish Comedy Collective.