Jason Rouse is a Portland, Oregon based writer, actor and director. Heâ€™s been writing sketch comedy since joining the acclaimed, long running group, The 3rd Floor in 1999. He co-founded the groups Sweat and Wonderland and has performed at the Seattle Sketchfest, New York Sketchfest, Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and the San Francisco Sketchfest. Heâ€™s currently heard weekly as announcer and writer for Live Wire w/ Luke Burbank from Public Radio International. As an actor, heâ€™s appeared onstage in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Detroit and Time a Fair Hustler and on television in Grimm, Leverage, MANY commercials involving gambling, cars and the "computer industry". He was in one dodgy remake of the film, Cabin Fever and this fall heâ€™ll appear in, Lean on Pete, from director Andrew Haigh (45 Years), starring Steve Buscemi and a horse.