Rachael Mason began her career in improvisation at Skidmore College, home of the National College Comedy Festival, with the Ad-Liberal Artists. After graduating with a degree in English Literature, concentrating on Shakespearean Studies, she moved to Chicago to study improv with Del Close. She trained at iO, The Annoyance, and The Second City. Her credits include an almost 4 year stint with The Second City National Touring Company, “WWW.com All Over My Face”, “Big Trouble at Hairy Gulch”, “Donkey Improv”, and “Screw Puppies” at the Annoyance. At iO she has played with the “Armando Diaz Theatrical Experience and Hootenanny”, Monster Island, Jane, Preponderate, Genealogy, The Lindbergh Babies, Swanel, The Deltones, Baby Wants Candy, the iO Road Show Touring Company, and Children of a Lesser God. She is presiding Director of the iO Training Center. She most recently completed a run with ComedySportz’s The Hot Karl, Second City’s Jewsical the Musical, and The Second City Norwegian Dawn Cruise Cast… and is most happy when she is the friend in Susan Messing’s Messing with a Friend at The Annoyance.