Brian Fountain began his comedy career at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. He has performed in several sketch groups including Manson Roast, Sketch Show and Los Hermanos Fantasticos.
As a comedic improviser he has performed in groups such as Petrol, My Kickass Van, Organatron, Fat Kitchen and many others. He received a BA in Theatre and Dance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Along with UCB co-founder Matt Walsh, Brian wrote the Halloween sensation Killgore: the Musical. JC2K, a full length musical he also penned, was an official selection of the 2007 New York Musical Theatre Festival. He also is a co-lyricist and co-composer of the musical Freak Dance which was selected as part of the 2011 Austin Film Festival's Comedy Vanguard Series.
Transmedia Storytelling and Game Design
Brian has over a decade of experience in marketing and advertising in the digital space. His expertise is in the field of transmedia marketing, designing experiences that transpire across multiple platforms, including: mobile, web and live events. He is an award winning game designer and software developer. Past clients have involved brands such as Motorola, Fiat, BMW and many others.
Brian is a Senior Agent and photographer for Improv Everywhere. He is a co-founder of The Company, a social network of comedy alumni.
In addition to writing about himself in third-person, Brian enjoys the following things:
- Social media
- Making puzzles
- Graphic design
Brian lives in Brooklyn, NY.