Nick Marino graduated from UBC with degrees in English and Education. He has over 20 years experience with the Vancouver School Board and currently teaches at Nootka Elementary School in the fine arts department where he has collaborated with local artists to create a student centered sketch comedy troupe, a rock band club, and a series of graphic novels. Nick created and produced the Bite of the Underground series of events for Neworld Theatre in Vancouver. He also coordinated the Young Writers' Festival for the Vancouver School Board for several years. As a writer and producer, Nick co-created two radio pilots for CBC radio. Nick can currently be seen doing stand-up comedy around the city. Mostly, however, you'll see him laughing in the audience at one of the many excellent comedy shows around town.