CIAN SMITH is a writer and comedian in New York City. He has been studying sketch and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade since 2010. He has also studied musical improv at The Magnet Theater, sketch writing at The Second City Theater, and Meisner technique at The William Esper Studio.
He is one fourth of the sketch group Cool Kid Comedy. The group has performed in theaters all around NYC, and has performed at the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, NYC Sketch Festival, Chicago Sketch Festival, and LA Comedy Festival.
His original video content has been featured on Funny Or Die, College Humor, and Bloomberg Television. He has produced exclusive video content for College Humor, Funny Or Die, iHeart Radio, and Samsung Milk Video and is a regular contributor to Above Average.
Holding a Bachelor of Science in Film & Television Production from Hofstra University, Cian has worked behind the scenes on various Film & Television Productions. Some past productions include: The Colbert Report, Louie: Season 3, and David O'Russell's: American Hustle.
Cian is also a World Champion Irish Step dancer. He has had the privilege to perform for the Boston Celtic's, The Chieftains, Eileen Ivers and The Immigrant Soul, and more recently Lord of The Dance: Dangerous Games in the Lyric Theater on Broadway.