A New Brunswicker of Acadian extract, Marcel St. Pierre is a Toronto-based actor, improvisor, comedian, author, writer and producer. His newly published first book: “Vengeful Hank & Other Shortweird Stories” was a first-day number one best-seller on Amazon.
Marcel is the creator of Shortweird Radio and a founding member and former Artistic Director of The Bad Dog Theatre Company. He 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).
Marcel is a BDA Award-winner for his work as an on-air promo writer and producer, and was part of the Canadian Screen Award (Gemini) winning team that produced CBC Television‘s The Morgan Waters Show. (Best Youth Program, 2007) As well as writing and producing several episodes of that series, Marcel also played the recurring role of The Assistant. He’s also written and produced for The Comedy Network, Treehouse TV, YTV and more.
A well-known improvisor and alternative comedy producer and performer, he is currently 1/2 of Egg Zeppelin: The Improvised Music, Bacon & Comedy Show. You can catch him mostly in Toronto doing stand-up or improvising in shows like Theatresports and more at places like The Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, The Social Capital, Comedy Bar and points in between with his improv supergroup The Coincidence Men.