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Zach Ward has been performing and directing improv comedy professionally for over a decade. Executive Producer of the DSI Comedy Theater, Founder and Executive Producer of North Carolina's Dirty South Improv Festival (now the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival), Chapel Hill native and proud Carolina graduate, Zach has also been employed as Associate Producer for the Chicago Improv Festival (2003-2006) and Director of Education for ComedySportz Chicago (2003-2004). Zach has studied the art of improvisation with Todd Stashwick (Burn Mahattan), Mick Napier and Susan Messing (Annoyance), Bob Dassie, Craig Cackowski and TJ Jagodowski (ImprovOlympic), Matt Besser (Upright Citizens Brigade), Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live), Michael Gelman (Second City), and with every student he teaches.