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     Jonny Nelson is an actor who lives in Chicago. He also teaches improv at The Second City and Comedy Sportz. He graduated from Grand Valley State University with a double major in Philosophy and German.
    Here in Chicago,  Jonny performs improv and sketch comedy all over the city. He has performed musical improv with Second City's house team Infinite Sunday's, long form improv with the ensemble of Juneboy & Beserker at the iO theater Chicago, short form improv at Comedy Sportz Chicago, improv/sketch/video with Eisbär a two man show, his solo show Social Science at iO,  improv for children with The Greatest Story Never Told. He has also taught improv workshops for business such as Linkedin, The Federal Passport Agency, Dev Boot Camp, and Cannon Ball Productions.
 

Mark Meyer               

Mark Meyer               

Mark Meyer               

Principal                      

PHP Commercial, Double talk 

PHP Where do babies come..

PHP Foreign Language    

What the Sell?! 

Punch Films

Punch Films

Punch Films

Leftfield Productions

Improvisation

Tru Bangerz

Comedy Sportz

Infinite Sundays

Juneboy

Caliber  

The Kickback

Battleprov

Berserker

Eisbär

AHMP 

Clusterschmuck

C. U. P. 

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iO Harold Team

Comedy Sportz - Professional

Second City's Donny Sky box

iO Harold Team

Comedy Sportz Chicago

Studio Be, Stage 773

Comedy Sportz Chicago

iO Harold Team

CIC, Gorilla Tango, Studio Be

Stage 773, Playground 

CIC, Donny’s Skybox, Playground

Master’s Arts Theatre 

Theater & Sketch

Youth Group

A Plague of Their Own

Cootie Shot 

Monomyth

Elf Wanted 

The Art of Motivation

10 Things I Hate About You

Social Science (Solo Show) 

People are Strange

Baby Pat

Public Speaking Inc.

It’s a Wonderful Life

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Elf   

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Jonny          

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Jonny            

Goon         

iO Theater

Second City's de Maat

Second City's Skybox

Public House Theater

Comedy Sportz

Stage 773

de Maat & Studio Be

iO Theater Chicago

Donny’s Sky Box SC

Donny’s Sky Box SC

Dog Story Theater

Master’s Arts Theatre 

Education & Training

The Second City  

iO Theater

The Green Room        

Private Coaching 

GRCC

Conservatory, IFA, Writing 

Conservatory, Musical improv

Sean Bradley, David Murphy, Matt Amador, Sarah Charipar, AJ Links, 

Kurt Naebig, Matthew Miller

Special Skills

Improvisation, dialects, speaks German, rock climbing, mountain biking, cycling, running, walking on hands, really good whistling.

Where Jonny Has Performed...