Dan Essig

Theatre Faculty

Dan is a graduate of the Conservatory program at the Second City Training Center. He also spent a year on their House Ensemble, which was an eight person cast dedicated to the professional development of new comedians. He has also performed and trained at iO Theatre (formerly Improv Olympic), The Annoyance and One Group Mind. Dan worked professionally with Second City Theatricals aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines where he performed weekly, in residence, on the ship. Dan has also written and performed in a number of sketch comedy shows including two solo shows, You Gotta Have Friends and Mama's Boy. Dan is a SPA alumni and excited to be back for this immersive bootcamp.