JAY SUKOW

The Second City

Biography

There is a reason the ICC Theatre headhunted Jay Sukow as Artistic Director in October 2018. Jay know his stuff, and besides that he is an amazing teacher who really understands to pass on his wide range of knowledge developed through his more than 2 decades of teaching.

He is currently on faculty at The Second City Hollywood and M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater Jay was a faculty member of The Second City Chicago, iO Chicago (where he was also head of their artistic committee) and ComedySportz Chicago, and has taught and performed throughout the world, including the BIG IF4, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the New Orleans Comedy Festival, Club Med and the Del Close Marathon. He has been on several podcasts including “Tales from the Teacher’s Lounge”, “Improv Yak”, “Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane” “ADD Comedy with Dave Razowsky” and was featured in the improv documentary “Whether the Weather.

He is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Second City NW Conservatory, and the training centers of iO Chicago and ComedySportz Chicago. He has trained with Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Jon Favreau, Del Close, Charna Halpern, Keith Johnstone, Susan Messing, Mick Napier, Jeff Michalski, Marc Warzecha and many more.

Videos

Jay talks about what role failure plays in improv

Jay talks about what he learned from Steven Colbert and teaching improv

JAY SUKOW

The Second City

Biography
There is a reason the ICC Theatre headhunted Jay Sukow as Artistic Director in October 2018. Jay know his stuff, and besides that he is an amazing teacher who really understands to pass on his wide range of knowledge developed through his more than 2 decades of teaching.

He is currently on faculty at The Second City Hollywood and M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater Jay was a faculty member of The Second City Chicago, iO Chicago (where he was also head of their artistic committee) and ComedySportz Chicago, and has taught and performed throughout the world, including the BIG IF4, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the New Orleans Comedy Festival, Club Med and the Del Close Marathon. He has been on several podcasts including “Tales from the Teacher’s Lounge”, “Improv Yak”, “Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane” “ADD Comedy with Dave Razowsky” and was featured in the improv documentary “Whether the Weather.


He is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Second City NW Conservatory, and the training centers of iO Chicago and ComedySportz Chicago. He has trained with Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Jon Favreau, Del Close, Charna Halpern, Keith Johnstone, Susan Messing, Mick Napier, Jeff Michalski, Marc Warzecha and many more.

Videos

Jay talks about what role failure plays in improv

Jay talks about what he learned from Steven Colbert and teaching improv

Contact information

Improv Comedy Copenhagen
Frederiksholms Kanal 2
1220 København K

icc@improvcomedy.eu

CVR: 37400742

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