The UC Follies Sketch Comedy Troupe started in the 1930s by two of the founding fathers of sketch comedy in Canada, Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster. It was re-established in the 1960s by Lorne Michaels, creator/producer of Saturday Night Live and executive producer of Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Since 2011, the troupe, now named The UC Sketch Follies, has gain momentum through social media and is developing credence through local festivals.