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Evan Forde Barden

Staff - Promotions, Performer

Bio

Originally from the Boston suburbs, Evan began studying improvisation in 2004 at Fairfield University. After a couple years with ImprovBoston’s Harold Night, he moved to NYC in 2010 and has since taken the stage with Magnet house teams The Party Lions, Flower Girl, The Flood, The Battery, Baby Shoes, and currently, Deep Queens. Evan has played all over NYC with his indie team SCORESBY, who have also traveled to both the 2012 Philadelphia Improv Festival and the 2013 Chicago Improv Festival.

Since arriving to NYC, Evan has studied improv and sketch at the Magnet Theater and UCB with Louis Kornfeld, Silvija Ozols, Peter McNerney, Achilles Stamatelaky, Alex Marino, Rick Andrews, Armando Diaz, Adam Wade, John Murray, Ari Voukydis, Jordan Klepper, Michael Delaney, Laura Grey, Brandon Gardner, Lydia Hensler, Will Hines, Anthony Atamanuik, Gavin Speiller, and Ed Herbstman.

Evan used to have hobbies, but he gave them all up for comedy.

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