Coaches

Bozant Katzakian

I started at UCB NY in 2012, took some classes and did some shows at the Annoyance in Brooklyn, moved to LA in 2015 and continued with UCB LA in the class and on the stage, as a performer and producer, started iO West, moved to Chicago and studying and performing at iO. I've love love love to...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Stephen Sherwood

Hi! I'm an actor/writer/comedian from the Bay Area, California. I studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Creative Writing and Theatre at Hunter College. I've studied improv everywhere: The PIT, UCB, Reckless (when they were a thing), and BCC (a new Annoyance thing). I've w...
Schedule updated 10 months ago

Jonathan Lee-Rey

Jonathan is an actor, writer, and filmmaker from Yonkers, NY with a splash of the Bronx. He has studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade, iO, Second City, The Magnet, and has performed all over New York and Chicago. In Chicago, he is a recent graduate of the Harold Ramis Film School, part of th...
Schedule updated about 1 year ago

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Schedule updated over 2 years ago

Andy Junk

Hello! I am currently the coach of the iO Harold team "Uh Oh," a member of the Improvised Shakespeare Company, and a member of the iO Harold team "Gone Gone." I was also a member of the Playground team "Bella" for 5 years, The iO Harold team "Dogs" (3 years), and have performed improv and Sketch ...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Mike Marunowski

I have been improvising for twelve years. In 2005, I moved to Chicago and have been doing/coaching/directing improv and sketch ever since. At iO, I've been on Harold teams since 2008, currently with Sears Tower and have performed with Armando and Deltones. Outside of that I've played with Baby Wa...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Bruce Phillips

Bruce Phillips: Bruce is an actor and improviser in Chicago. He has a BA in Drama and Secondary Education from The Catholic University of America in DC. He is an ensemble member of ComedySportz, and artistic associate with Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago. He is a touring ensemble member of b...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Cat Abood

Cat has been watching and doing improv since 2010. She has previously coached the three person team Sad Luchador and has observed various amazing coaches in the city. She plays on The Late 90's at iO, Majority Rules at CIC, and the indie teams Handsome and Rosebud. Cat is working toward earning h...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

John Patrick Coan

JPC has been studying and performing improv for 12 years. After 4 years in the ComedySportz High School League and 5 years in the professional ensemble in Indianapolis, he moved to Chicago where he currently plays with the Harold team Devil's Daughter at iO, Torque at the Playground, and the inde...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Thom Gaughan

Thom has trained and performed at Columbia College Chicago, the Second City, iO Chicago, The Annoyance, and ComedySportz Chicago. Thom has worked with the Second City performing on the Norwegian Dawn in 2013 acquired his first ever tan. Currently Thom is producing Boystown Pregame at the Playgro...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago