|Born||Andrew Gerhardt Droege
February 9, 1977
Lincolnton, North Carolina,
Droege was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Al and Candy Droege. He attended and graduated from Lincolnton High School in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Droege went on to study Theatre and English at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he obtained a BA. Following college graduation, Droege moved to Los Angeles and started studying with The Groundlings.
Television and film
Droege has appeared on television in Hot In Cleveland, Key & Peele, How I Met Your Mother, Up All Night, New Girl, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Jon Benjamin Has A Van, Glory Daze, The Sarah Silverman Program, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, Halfway Home, Reno 911! and Campus Ladies and on film in Sassy Pants, Eating Out 4: Drama Camp and Big Gay Love.
Droege performed in the March, 2012 edition of Don't Tell My Mother, a monthly showcase event in which authors, screenwriters, actors, and comedians share true stories they would never want their mothers to know. He has directed several sketch comedy shows and Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera (winner, Best Ensemble, NY International Fringe Festival 2011 ) in Los Angeles.
Droege was a member of improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings Sunday Company, where he currently performs and teaches. He also performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and plays a leading role in UCB's breakdancing movie musical, Freak Dance.
In 2010, Droege was given Outfest Film Festival's Special Programming Award For Emerging Talent. In 2011, he was named one of Out magazine's OUT 100. In 2012, LA Weekly cited Droege as one of Los Angeles' Top 10 Comedy Acts To Watch.
|2002||Romeo and Juliet Revisited||Benvolio|
|2002||The Journey||Guy in Coffee Shop|
|2003||Killing the Dream||John Colburt|
|2003||Scream Bloody Murder||Beaumont|
|2005||The 70s House||Disco Drill Sergeant|
|2005||Reno 911!||Governor's Assistant|
|2006||Kill House||Detective Kirk|
|2007||Derek and Simon: The Show||Surprise Guest|
|2009||Kicking Sand in Your Face||Bad Comedian|
|2009||Yoga Man||Erich Sun|
|2009||The Lone Wolf||Bully #2|
|2009||Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter||Raoul Lupenstein|
|2010||Wish Makers of West Hollywood||Jake|
|2010||The Sarah Silverman Program||Seth|
|2011||The Zombie Whisperer||Xander Xaxs|
|2012||Sassy Pants||Michael Paul|
|2012-2013||Romantic Encounters||Web series|
|2013||All Growz Up||Self|
|2013||Ass Backwards||Homeless Norma|
|2013||Happy Endings||Josh Jill||Episode: "The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky"|
|2014||Where the Bears Are||Oscar Butterfield||Web series/(6) episodes|
|2014||Go-Go Boy Interrupted||Ann Ziety||Web series|
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- "FringeNYC Encore Series". fringenyc.org. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- "Drew Droege: Groundlings' School". The Groundlings Theatre & School.
- "Freak Dance". UCB Theatre web page. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
- Hansen, Jim. "The Chloe Videos". Jim Hansen Films. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
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- "All Growz Up: Drew Droege". Chuckler.
- Carrie, Stephanie. "Steph’s LA Weekly Feature Series – Melinda Hill’s Romantic Encounters". Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- "The Approval Matrix: Week of April 25, 2011". nymag.com. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- "Outfest Announces 2010 Award Winners". Outfest.org. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- "17th Annual Out100". www.out.com. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- "10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2012". LAWeekly.com. Retrieved 9 May 2012.