About Marcel

A New Brunswicker of Acadian extract, Marcel St. Pierre is a Toronto-based actor, improvisor, comedian, author, writer and producer. Producer of live comedy such as The Shortweird Show and East Coast Comedy Night, you can catch him performing in Toronto at places like The Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, The Social Capital, Comedy Bar and points in between, solo or with with his improv supergroup The Coincidence Men. His newly published first book: Vengeful Hank & Other Shortweird Stories was a first-day number one best-seller on Amazon.

Marcel has performed with sketch and improv groups like The Second City National Touring Company (Toronto), Canadian Comedy-Award winning Monkey Toast, The Stand-Ins and the comedy and writing duo Frightwig (2003 Centaur Theatre Award for Best English Play of the Montreal Fringe). He is the creator, producer and director of Shortweird Radio and a founding member and former Artistic Director of The Bad Dog Theatre Company.

A BDA Award-winner for his work as an on-air promo writer and producer, he’s worked for The Comedy Network, Treehouse TV, YTV and more, and was part of the Canadian Screen Award (Gemini) winning team that produced CBC Television‘s The Morgan Waters Show. (Best Youth Program, 2007).