Droege was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Al and Candy Droege. He attended and graduated from Lincolnton High School in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Droege went on to study Theatre and English at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he obtained a BA. Following college graduation, Droege moved to Los Angeles and started studying withThe Groundlings.
Droege was a member of improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings Sunday Company, where he currently performs and teaches. He's appeared in several films and television series, including Hot In Cleveland, Key & Peele, How I Met Your Mother, Up All Night, New Girl, Jon Benjamin Has A Van, Eating Out 4: Drama Camp, Sassy Pants, Glory Daze, The Sarah Silverman Program, Pretend Time, Halfway Home, Reno 911!, and Campus Ladies.
In 2010, Droege was given Outfest Film Festival's Special Programming Award For Emerging Talent. In 2011, he was named one of OUT magazine's Out 100. In 2012, LA Weekly cited Droege as one of Los Angeles' Top 10 Comedy Acts To Watch.
As a writer, Droege has contributed to OUT magazine, Logo's New Now Next Awards, E!'s Fashion Police, and Funny Or Die's Billy On The Street. His Chloe Sevigny videos have been featured on PerezHilton.com, EW.com, Huffington Post, NY Post, and were called "compulsively watchable" by The Advocate. Droege's Earwolf podcast, Glitter In The Garbage, was deemed "Brilliant and Lowbrow" by New York magazine's Approval Matrix. Droege's directed several sketch comedy shows and Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera (winner, Best Ensemble, NY International Fringe Festival 2011) in Los Angeles.
Droege performed in the March, 2012 edition of Don't Tell My Mother! (Live Storytelling), a monthly showcase event in which authors, screenwriters, actors, and comedians share true stories they would never want their mothers to know.
For Channel 101 Droege has been involved in Fagney and Gaycey, Baby Mentalist, and numerous other shows.
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