Zach is a performer/writer/composer from Santa Barbara California, which is kinda like Los Angeles but prettier and with better weather. You’ve heard of it because Oprah lives there. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in theater from UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, and is a house performer for the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles (Baby Wants Candy, Magic to Do, Hamilton, and Cardinal Redbird.) He performs regularly at UCB with Cardinal Redbird. Credits include the upcoming Netflix series Brews Brothers, Crazy Ex Girlfriend (The CW), A.P. Bio (FOX), Party Over Here (FOX), Conan (TBS), Comedy Bang! Bang! and more. Most importantly, he is the voice of an animated skunk for Sophia the First (Disney). Zach his one half of the musical sketch duo, The Zach and The Jess with Jessica McKenna. They've written musical sketches for Party Over Here, Buzzfeed, FunnyOrDie, and Nickelodeon, and they created and starred in "Serious Music," a digital series for ABC. They also have a weekly critically acclaimed improvised musical podcast called, "Off Book" on Earwolf. Between their podcast and UCB performances Zach and Jess sometimes improvise four musicals a week, which is part of their ongoing campaign to get Lin Manuel Miranda and Stephen Sondheim to stop being nerds and pick up the pace. www.TheZachandTheJess.com

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