Sydney Duncan is a New York based comedian, improviser, writer, and actor. She has trained extensively at UCB, The PIT, The Magnet, and Dallas Comedy House studying advanced improv, musical improv, and sketch. Before performing in independent character and sketch shows, Sydney was a professional ballet dancer and trained at ABT, Alvin Ailey, Texas Ballet Theater, and Ballet West among others. Her credits include Regional Broadway shows such as Will Rogers Follies and Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Solange Knowles’ music video, When I get home. During the quarantine, she moved her daily political and pop culture videos of characters, sketches, and impressions to her TikTok. She was featured on Comedy Central’s IG and TikTok for Black and Women's History Month and just accepted The SNL Scholarship Award. You can catch her regularly performing in Comedy Theaters in New York City including Brooklyn Comedy Collective, The PIT, and Asylum Mainstage NYC's newest weekly House Theater Company shows on Fridays!
Improv & Sketch Training
Upright Citizen Brigade NY: Core Curriculum Graduate, Advanced Sketch Program, Character, Musical Improv, TV Writing
Improv: Johnna Scrabis, Achilles Stamatelaky, Morgan Phillips,
Shannon O’Neill, Sarah Claspell, Alex Dickson, Eric Gersen
Sketch/TV Writing/Character: Achilles Stamatelaky, Stephanie Bencin, Sean Conroy, Jon Bader
PIT Improv: Improv Program Graduate Chris Griggs, Dara Shulman, Patrick McCartney
Second City: Improv and Late Night Writing(1&2) (Doug Karo)
Magnet Theater: Improv Armando Diaz, Michael Lutton, Billy Soco
Hip Hop Improv: North Coast Rachel Smith, Billy Soco
Dallas Comedy House - Jade Smith
Other classes taken at Dallas Comedy House.