Sketch Block, KL Says Goodbye
Artie spent two years as a House Team member at Sketch Block with his sketch group “The Grape Dutches Of York” (KL the matchmaker introduced & Magic was made).
Artie has performed live at The UCB, The PIT, The Creek & The Cave, Broadway Comedy Club, and every other NYC comedy venue in sketch & character shows.
He has appeared on Showtime’s The Affair, Nat Geo’s American Genius (Currently on Netflix), Comedy Central and in several award winning indie films. Artie has also appeared as the lead in several national commercials including spots for ESPN, Optimum, and Good Morning America. He just wrapped on the short film “In For Bussiness” written & directed by Dutches member Dan Florio & the feature “Sister” written & directed by Emmy Harrington of Awkward Sex & The City.
Artie performed improv in over 100 shows with The Red Tie Mafia in a dank, stank basement of a bar on Manhattan’s west side. He opened Monolodge’s Tribute to Robert Deniro during last years Tribeca Film Festival at The Tribeca Screening Room. His videos have appeared on the front page of iO9, Gizmodo, Comedy Cake, Topless Robot, & We Make The Funny.
Artie’s latest short film “Gowanus Galapagos” was a top ten pick in National Geographic’s Wild to Inspire. “GG” is a Mockumentary about pollution in our planet’s bodies of water using Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal as its epicenter. The comedy was recently picked up by Brooklyn On Demand.
Don’t miss the funny at Under St. Marks theater, 4/13!