Will Hines grew up in Danbury, CT and went to the University of Connecticut where he studied journalism, graduating magna cum laude in 1992. He moved to NYC in 1996 and started studying improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He soon became a regular performer and teacher at the UCB, eventually running its school. In 2014 he moved to Los Angeles. He's done stand-up (Caroline's, Comic Strip Live, Hollywood Improv) and sketch on stage (UCB, Second City, Theater 99), and acted in TV and movies. He also teaches improv comedy, which he's done all over the world (including Reykjavik, Beijing, London and Hartford).