Melissa Darch

Melissa Darch

Melissa Darch is originally from the Chicago area and wound up in St. Louis by way of Mizzou. She began her improv career in high school training in short form with Comedy Sportz. In college, she was the captain of Comedy Wars, a short form team that performed weekly and opened for the Upright Citizen’s Brigade travelling team and TJ and Dave. She has graduated the longform training program at The Improv Shop and currently performs with the long form house team Bluebeard, and independent teams Creepy Basement Players and Baconwinners.

Guest Appearances

Dad Van: LIVE from St. Louis

improv4humans #422November 20, 2019

Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, Melissa Darch, and Tim Walsh of Dad Van join Matt Besser LIVE from St. Louis for scenes about partying with friends who definitely aren’t cops, a Garth Brooks hip hop set, a child with the appetite…


Best of i4h Vol. 8

improv4humans #335March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe…


LIVE from DCM 19 Pt. 1

improv4humans #297June 29, 2017

Live from Del Close Marathon, winners of the nationwide improv4humans contest Dad Van (Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, and Melissa Darch) join Matt Besser along with Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, and Shaun Diston! They take audience suggestions that inspire…

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