Brooke Van Poppelen is a NYC based comic, actress, writer and host of Hack My Life on truTV along side Kevin Pereira. Brooke has been seen on @Midnight and John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, and IFC's Comedy Drop. She has also appeared as a talking head & panelist on various MTV & vh1 shows and worked as a writer / producer for Girl Code and co-authored the Girl Code Book. You may also literally see her on the streets of Brooklyn hosting a pop-up comedy showcase out of her garage.
This year Brooke released her comedy web series Seeing Other People which she co-wrote and starred in with Giulia Rozzi. The six episode web series has been gathering attention from the likes of IFC.com, Glamour, & Laugh Spin and season two is underway.
Brooke's stand up comedy has been praised by Splitsider, Esquire, and Brightest Young Things. She was recently selected for the Headliners Showcase as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has also performed at The Bentzen Ball, Riot Fest LA, SXSW, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival and Bridgetown.
In NYC she performs at UCB & UCB East on shows like Whiplash and has headlined Carolines on Broadway as part of their "Breakout Artist Series". In Brooklyn she can be seen at Union Hall on her monthly show Comfort Zone which she hosts with singer songwriter Julian Velard.
Prior to NYC she performed and trained in Chicago at IO, The Second City and The Playground Theater. Brooke hails from the Detroit suburbs and loves coney dogs.