The Revival is a theater and education company that was founded at the birthplace of improvisation in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. The Revival uses improvisation - and its underlying skill set - to affect personal, professional and social change both at home in Chicago and around the world.
Jeannie Cahill Griggs
Jeannie Cahill Griggs always enjoys teaching at The Revival. She also teaches in Second City’s adult improv and wellness programs. Jeannie performs with Deep Schwa, the longest running Harold team at iO Theatre. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Virginia.
Brian Jack has spent the past 20 years in Chicago and Los Angeles improvising, writing, teaching and producing comedy. Brian honed his skills at the Improv Olympic and The Second City and in Amsterdam as a cast member of Boom Chicago. Brian regularly performs at The Revival and The Second City and with Deep Schwa and The Reckoning.
Jonah Jurkens is a producer of “Comedians You Should Know", one of the nation’s premier independent comedy shows. He also produces/performs the iconic storytelling show "The Blackout Diaries" and can be seen monthly at the world-famous Laugh Factory. If that’s not enough, you can hear him weekly on "Petals and Pricks: The Bachelor Podcast" with co-host Kelsie Huff.