Chris Camp

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Chris Camp is a New York City improv and sketch comedian based out of the Magnet Theater. He is originally from Burnt Hills, NY.


Chris started improvising in 2003 as a member of the Marist College HuMarists. In 2005 he began studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and while there worked with Chris Gethard, Doug Moe, Billy Merritt, Jackie Clarke, Michael Delaney, Jon Daly, among many others. In 2007, Chris started studying at the Magnet Theater under the highly regarded Armando Diaz. Since then Chris has learned from some amazing improviser/comedians such as Alex Marino, James Eason, Rachel Hamilton, Christian Capozzoli, Alan Fessenden, Russ Armstrong, Jean Villepique, Ed Herbstman and his many team mates over the years.

Chris has had the privilege to perform in some great shows at the Magnet Theater, some of which include: Gimmie the Loot, To Be Continued, The Lone Gunman, I Love NY/I Hate NY, Prone To Injury, The Inferno and Evente. Currently you can watch Chris perform every week with his Megawatt team, Chet Watkins. Chet Watkins is awesome.

Improv Teams


Chris has appeared in the following shows...

Improv Festival Appearances

Chicago Improv Festival, Boston Improv Festival, Providence Improv Festival, Queens Fringe Festival, Skidmore National College Comedy Festival, Del Close Marathon


Upright Citizens Brigade (2005-2008)

Magnet Theater (2007-present)


  • Chris Camp and Steve Horak (an improviser from the Magnet Theater) have a fierce rivalry in the sport of the Marathon. They have battled back and forth exchanging the title of "Fastest Improviser Ever" multiple times. Steve recently reclaimed the crown in the 2010 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:52:40. The previous fastest marathon time by an improviser was held by Chris with a 2:58:59. He vows revenge.
  • Chris is a professional software engineer for SRA International. Developing Investigative software for law enforcement agencies across the country and abroad. The most notable of these agencies being the NYPD. Many of his improv scenes revolve around angry detectives yelling at their anit-terrorism software.
  • Chris reached his peak in fame in 2001 when he freestyled on stage with Naughty by Nature.
  • Chris once appeared on the Emril Live show in November of 2006. He ate cake, rabbit and drank a lot of wine.
  • If you hang out with Chris long enough, you will see him accidentally dislocate his shoulder at some point.
  • Chris has a non visible extremely nerdy tattoo.


Chet Watkins Comedy
Magnet Theater Performer Page
Camp on Twitter
Chris Camp Lives in Brooklyn