Brooke Van Poppelen is a NYC based comic, actress and writer who made her stand-up debut on Season 4 of The John Oliver New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central in August and will be making her first late night network debut in early 2014. (secrets!) She just joined the cast of "World's Dumbest" on truTV and has also appeared/ will appear on vh1's "I Love the 2000s", "The Greatest" and "Big Morning Buzz", MTV's "Failosophy" & "Girl Code", IFC's "Comedy Drop", TLC's "American Choppper"and was a talking head for "I Love The 1880s"on The History Channel. Off camera Brooke is currently a writer and producer for "Girl Code" on MTV seasons 1&2 and was a contributing writer and producer for the MTV2 hit "Guy Code" seasons 2 & 3. She was also a staff writer for "Failosophy" on MTV and has contributed writing for "Nikki and Sara Live".
Online, Brooke has appeared on IFC.com's "Comedy Drop" and MTV Other in her own episode of "Inside Joke". She's worked as a comedy blogger for the truTV Network and created original content as a comedic host for AOL's Asylum.com and Lemondrop.com.
Brooke will be a featured performer at LA Riot Fest in 2014 and was recently featured in the 2013 Bentzen Ball in D.C. (with headliners Ira Glass, Tig Notaro and Wyatt Cenac!). Brooke was a featured performer at SXSW and the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in 2012.
In NYC, she performs regularly at UCB Theater on shows like Whiplash and has headlined Caroline's on Broadway as part of their "Breakout Artist Series." In Brooklyn she can be seen at Union Hall, Littlefield, The Bellhouse and her own show Dive Comedy at Freddy's Back Room every 2nd and 4th Monday at 9pm with co-host Giulia Rozzi.
Prior to NYC she performed and trained in Chicago at The Second City, IO, and Playground Theater. Brooke hails from the Detroit suburbs and loves coney dogs.