Speaker Profile

Shad Kunkle
Co-Director/Performer / Second City

Shad Kunkle is an actor, improv comedian and communications professional with more than a decade of experience on stage and screen. He has performed with Chicago’s famed theater The Second City for more than six years, appearing in productions including “South Side of Heaven,” “What the Tour Guide Didn’t Tell You: A Chicago Revue” and “Sex in the Second City: iLove.” He also toured the country with Second City’s Blue Company. With Second City Communications, which works with more than 400 companies each year, he is a top trainer, facilitator, host and performer. Shad honed his craft at ComedySportz and IO Chicago, where he currently performs with long-running improv shows Carl and The Passions and the Armando Diaz Experience. He also does voice over and commercial work, appearing in spots for Walmart and Long John Silver’s, among others. www.shadkunkle.com