Drew Spears is a comedian, writer and actor based in Los Angeles. He is a native of Fort Worth, Texas and attended the University of Miami where he began performing comedy at the age of eighteen. Drew began studying at UCBTLA in 2011 with wonderful teachers including Joe Wengert, Tim Kalpakis, Alex Fernie, Todd Fasen, Mike Still, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Billy Merritt and Will McLaughlin. Drew can currently be seen at the theater with his Harold team Cardinal Redbird, writing for his Maude team Last Slice, and in his one-person character sketch show “The Drew Spears School of Communication Alumni Week” or the new play “Last Day at The Hollywood Cafe”. He is a writer for UCB’s Digital Writers’ Room, CBS’ Diversity Showcase and various online enterprises. You can see Drew perform with the rest of “The Rat Pack” at countless UCB bit shows. Ring-A-Ding-Ding!
October 5, 2017
Musical guest San Fermin joins improvisers Matt Newell, Drew Spears, and Mike McLendon for this week’s improv4humans! San Fermin plays songs off their new album that inspire scenes about using bait on a first date, staging heavy-handed plays about breakups, and a couple of teens sent to prank ISIS. Plus, they go after a puppet crime lord and pause during sex to think about really good peach cobbler.
July 13, 2017
The Family Crest joins improvisers Jon Gabrus, Mary Holland, and Drew Spears for this week’s episode of improv4humans! The Family Crest plays a few of their favorite hits which inspire scenes about forgetting the army band, family troubles resulting from global warming, and the problem with hogging the mirror at the clothing store. Later, we meet a group of activists who put in the minimum effort possible and a traffic conductor gives preference to cars full of love.
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July 23, 2015
Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Drew Spears, and Echo Kellum join Matt Besser for a jam packed improv5humans! They’ll look to a party hero for guidance when crisis hits, break the rock band norms, and pitch new Subway games. They also check in with Thomas the Milkman’s new summer look and Matt gives a speech of inspiration for the new improv group coming out of the University of Arkansas. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
April 30, 2015
Drew Spears, Andrew Hansen, and Beth Appel of the UCB-LA Harold team Cardinal Redbird all learn more about Thomas the Milk Man’s new intern Kevin on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! As we get to know more about Kevin, you’ll hear improvised scenes about a towel boy who’s eager to take over for a basketball coach, being unable to do any work due to being in a relationship, and PG rated movies that sound erotic. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
February 5, 2015
Drew Spears, Neil Casey, and Brian Huskey find a visor mirror that shows the ultimate truth on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also go on a romantic journey with an Autobot, meet an existential stoner, and become the group of people that submit visual videos to the improv4humans forum for Crap on YouTube. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
November 20, 2014
Special musical guests Cory Branan & Taylor Locke joins Jon Gabrus, Will Hines, and Drew Spears to create the next gen Google Goggles in a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Cory & Taylor play songs that inspire scenes about feeling out of place in a skate rink, what happens when a girl who used to date bad boys starts dating an improv nerd, living arcade machines, and much more! Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” right now on YouTube. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and check out Cory Branan’s music over at www.corybranan.com!