Zachary Dean Friesen was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He started training in improv comedy at the tender age of 15 at the renowned Loose Moose Theatre. He began producing his own shows at 17, and continued to perform in and produce shows in Vancouver after moving there to pursue a diploma in Acting from VanArts, where he graduated with Honours with Distinction in 2019. Since relocating back to Calgary in 2021, Zachary has built up his resume as a host doing trivia events throughout the city, and he produces his own improv show once a month. He also teaches Calgary’s only free line dance lessons at Ranchman’s every Thursday night.