Chris's InfoChris Griswold is the founder and Academic Director of Thunderbolt Comedy.
Having taught improv since 1999, Chris is currently one of the world’s most prolific improv instructors, coaching more than 800 hours in 2014 alone. Chris is a writer and actor in New York City, appearing in commercials for Android and the Brother P-Touch Label Maker, as well as PSAs for the United Nation’s #HeForShe program, and Project #UROK.
Chris is originally self-taught in improv, but he has trained with both the Annoyance Theater and extensively with the Upright Citizens Brigade, where he previously worked as a registrar and diversity liaison. With a history in social media and journalism, Chris also teaches private workshops for business and conferences in topics such as branding, team-building, and creativity training.
For more info: http://www.improvcoaches.com/coaches/chris-griswold
"Chris is really great at reading a team's dynamic and not only giving you want your group wants, but what you need in a really positive way! Practices with Chris are super positive and constructive at the same time! Not everybody knows how to create an environment that is fun, safe, and productive - Chris does! He genuinely cares about the people he works with and is SUPER dedicated. Strongly recommend!" - Lauren Brickman, Stuffed on Broadway
"No one wants you to succeed more than Chris does. Whatever you're working, get him involved ASAP." - Lauren Clark, UCB