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.
- Chet Watkins (current)
- Jerk Squad
- Prone To Injury
- George da Roofer
- Sparkle Kitten and Pony Super Fun Squad
- Marist College HuMarists
Chris has appeared in the following shows...
- To Be Continued directed by Luke Ward
- Gimmie the Loot directed by Russ Armstrong
- The Armando Diaz Experience
- Lights Out, Shirley!
- The Paul Lynde Halloween Special: 1985
- Joel A. Gingras Fund - Improv Fundraiser
- Fiefdom Live from Mo Pitkins
- I Love New York / I Hate New York co-directed by Sunita Deshpande & Chris Camp
- The Project w/ Team Fiefdom
- Magnet: Megawatt directed by Armando Diaz
- Magnet: The Lone Gunman directed by James Eason
- Magnet: Evente directed by Armando Diaz and Alex Marino
- UCB 600: The Movie directed by Dyna Moe
- UCB 600: The Buccaneer directed by Michael Delaney
Improv Festival Appearances
Upright Citizens Brigade (2005-2008)
- Level 101 - Chris Gethard
- Level 201 - Doug Moe
- Level 301 - Billy Merritt
- Level 401 - Billy Merritt
- Level 501 - Michael Delaney, Jackie Clarke, Zach Woods
- Level 504 - Billy Merritt
- Level 600 - Michael Delaney, Dyna Moe
- Workshops - Rob Riggle Scene work, Peter Gwinn Group Games, Matt Walsh Scene work
Magnet Theater (2007-present)
- Instant Brilliance - Armando Diaz
- Level 2 - Armando Diaz, Russ Armstrong
- Level 3 - Armando Diaz
- Evente: Senior Project - Armando Diaz and Alex Marino
- Lone Gunman: Senior Project - James Eason
- Improv Revue / Team Performance - Armando Diaz
- Dynamic Duos - Armando Diaz
- Master Class - Ed Herbstman
- Camp Magnet
- Chris Camp ran the 2009 NYC Marathon in 2 hours and 58 minutes.
- 1999 NY State High School Cross Country Champion with the Burnt Hills Spartans.
- 1995 Regional Donkey Kong Country Blockbuster Video Champion
- Lead Guitarist for two disbanded punk rock bands, Subpar (SxPx) and Los Laundros.
- Chris, at one point, was 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 free styled 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.
- Chris has a extremely nerdy tattoo (The Triforce)
- In 2014, Chris appeared on "Duck Quacks Don't Echo" on NatGeo with his girlfriend and a girl in a bikini named Nicoletta.