Alden has lived in Brooklyn since 2004, but he's from Alaska originally. Alden is an improvisor, filmmaker and actor in the same way that a cheap infomercial appliance is a dehydrator, cannoli maker and saute pan. He holds a BA in Theater from Whitman College. He also has a dog and a cat. Alden has performed at UCB and around NYC since 2005 with improv/sketch trio Sidecar, a director with Jetpacks Go!, a writer and director for UCB Digital team VEX VIDEO, and a host of Gentrify, a weekly comedy variety show at the UCBeast.