Edmund O’Brien

EDMUND O’BRIEN (he/him) began improvising and writing sketch comedy at the University of Chicago. He has been a Teaching Artist with Changing Worlds, Lookingglass Theatre, Mudlark Theater, Northlight Theatre, The Second City, and Storycatchers Theatre where he received the IDJJ 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award for his work with incarcerated youth writing and performing musicals. Edmund and his wife Dana perform as Sheila’s Sister, and co-founded KidProv Chicago where they teach improv at Chase Park (and now online). He has also taught at The University Club of Chicago and The Center for Life and Learning. Edmund’s writing credits range from You Don’t Know Jack to MTV’s Undressed. Somewhere in repeats you can still hear him as the announcer for Street Smarts.

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