Chris VanArtsdalen is a writer, director, editor, and graphic designer originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. As a member of The Birthday Boys, he performed a monthly sketch comedy show at Upright Citizens Brigade theater which got picked up for television on IFC with executive producers Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller. In addition to acting and writing on the show, Chris directed a third of the sketches. Chris has also directed many branded spots and sketches for Funny Or Die, Yahoo Sketchy, and Atom.com (now CC.com) as well as a music video for the band Don’t Stop Or We’ll Die. Most importantly, he’s proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.