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.

Bio

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

Shows

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, Baltimore Improv Festival

Training

Upright Citizens Brigade (2005-2008)

Magnet Theater (2007-present)

Miscellaneous

  • 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.

Links

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