Zane Armstrong-Rerek (they/he) is an award-winning surrealist comedian, filmmaker, animator, and artist from West Virginia, residing in Chicago. They graduated cum laude from Shenandoah Conservatory in 2014 with a BFA in Acting. After relocating to Chicago, they studied improvisation at the iO Theater.
Notable projects include their work with the improv troupes Dr. Notorious and Normal View, the weekly comedy variety show "Nihilism... in Color" which ran for 8 weeks during the summer of 2019 at Chicago's Cornservatory, the improvised surrealist comedy podcast "Humans of Stubbins Point", and the award-winning music video for "Doomsday Devices" by local heavy metal band Speedfreak.
Upcoming projects for 2023 include the launch of their independent animated series "Trout Woman" as well as several planned visual art projects.