Branson Reese is a beautiful, elegantly tall comedian who resides in Brooklyn. He's studied under such luminaries of the stage and screen as Zach Woods, Peter McNerney, Shannon O'Neill, Russ Armstrong, Joe Wengert, Rick Andrews, Anthony Atamaniuk, and many more. He's one third of surreal sketch wündergroup The Junk Brothers, and one half of NYC's rudest improv duo TJ & Blood with Carly Monardo. Branson has directed and performed in sketch festivals all across these great United States from New York to San Francisco. His credits include work with The Onion, WNYC, The Macaulay Culkin Show, VH1, Cosmopolitan, The Special Without Brett Davis, and Cartoon Monsoon. Fans of Brisk Iced Tea may recognize him as the skinny man in the lemon head costume from the commercial.
Branson is a sought after illustrator who's work has appeared in Penguin's "How May We Hate You?: Notes from the Concierge Desk," Snake Milk, The Tusk, and "The Neu Jorker," a full-length New Yorker parody which Wired magazine described as "so perfect it's scary."
He works in elementary schools all across the greater New York City area bringing the words and ideas of kids to life as an actor, director, puppeteer, and teaching artist for The Story Pirates. With Story Pirates he has performed alongside Jon Stewart, Kristen Schaal, John Oliver, and the late Lou Reed. You can listen to him performing with the Story Pirates for SiriusXM Radio's Absolutely Mindy! on Kid's Place Live.