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Dave Sawyer (@ddsawyer) is a comedy actor, improviser, and sketch writer. He has been performing at ImprovBoston for the last 10 years and is an alumni of the ImprovBoston Mainstage cast.
Dave has performed at over 30 comedy festivals including the San Francisco Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin), Baltimore Improv Festival, and the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater. His international festival appearances include the Tokyo Impro Festival, ImprovFest Ireland (Dublin), Barcelona Improv Festival, the Slapdash Festival (London, UK), Vancouver International Improv Festival, and the ImproSport Festival in Puerto Rico where he performed in spanish alongside competing acts from Mexico, South America, and Spain.
Dave also an instructor in improv and sketch writing at the ImprovBoston Comedy School and runs the YAP (Yes And Practice) drop-in workshop program. He has taught workshops at numerous festivals including the Toronto Improv Festival, the Santa Cruz Improv Festival, and La Semaine De L’Impro (France).
His two-man sketch comedy show, Sawyer & Hurley, was the headlining act at Philly Sketchfest and has been featured at The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and at Montreal Sketchfest.
Dave currently performs with Big Bang Improv, Bear Eats Cow, and Doctor Ballroom. He will be appearing in the Best of Boston Sketch at IB this summer, and the Boston Comedy Arts Festival in September.
He an associate producer of the Women in Comedy Festival, a Tennessee Squire, an associate member of the Society of American Magicians, and a graduate of the Second City Conservatory.