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Brett Wean

Brett Wean is a writer, actor, and improviser who has been a member of several People’s Improv Theater house teams (most recently of which was the long-running group The Baldwins), and was one of the PIT’s first Drop-In improv class instructors. He currently performs regularly in the rotating cast of the PIT’s acclaimed People Improvising show, as well as alongside fellow PIT teacher Pat Shay in their 2-prov duo Wean/Shay, and as a Scene Player in the Lottery portion of Act One. He created and co-hosted the PIT’s culinary-themed variety show Foodstuff with Brett & Ben, with Ben Masten.

Brett’s feature film debut was in Breakup at a Wedding, produced by Zachary Quinto. He has done commercial work for New York Lottery, VH-1, Mars, Weight Watchers, and others. He co-hosted a special episode of’s music video show Weird Vibes.

Brett has written for TimeOut New York, and currently writes the regular monthly column Improvising Screenplays for Script Magazine ( His own feature screenplays have placed highly in international screenwriting contests. He greatly enjoys teaching and coaching improv, as well as helping people craft their own performed and written work.