Andy Wasif is a humorist/stage and screenwriter/comedian splitting his time between Los Angeles and Boston. He is comedically trained at the iconic improvisation schools Upright Citizens Brigade, Acme Comedy Theatre, and Improv Olympic, plus spent what seemed a lifetime performing stand-up at clubs and colleges throughout the country. His acting also includes work as a commercial and animation voiceover artist.
His screenplay “The 70-Year Itch” was optioned by Amazon Studios with acclaimed director Donald Petrie attached the direct.
His scriptwriting and fictional short stories have received multiple awards and he’s had many works published both in hard copy media and popular on-line sites.
He currently has several projects in the works: “One Shining Moment,” a web series inspired by March Madness, the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament spread over three weeks in the spring; “Rhythm & Life,” a teen drama set in a performing arts high school for Latino students, which is a break from his comedic work; and expanding “Adult Puberty” into a web series as well. Outside of script writing, he has begun a greeting card company called Sports Rivalry Greeting Cards which allows the die-hard sports fan to celebrate special occasions while simultaneously poking fun at their hated rivals.
He is also completing his grad school work at Lesley University’s Creative Writing program where he will add to his portfolio of work by 2020.