Name: Alex Bower
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Alex is a writer/performer from Phoenix, Arizona. He's performed improv for over a decade and has taught it for over five years as a member of ImprovCity. He’s the artistic director of their house team Thursday Nightmare, which has been running since 2014. A graduate of The Second City Hollywood, he was a member of their first musical house team, Track One. He has also written, directed, and performed in several sketch shows there. He is an alumni of The Pack Theater’s house teams, Bedlam and Friendo. Outside of comedy, he’s a PhD student and instructor at the University of California, Irvine, where he studies the cognitive science of problem solving, learning, and humor.