Jeff Griggs


Jeff Griggs has taught and coached at iO for several years and is a long standing member of the house team, “Deep Schwa”. Among other groups, Griggs performs with “Meta Five” and “Aphasia” at venues and festivals around the country. Besides acting and directing, Griggs has also written several stage plays that have been produced in theaters around Chicago.

Jeff Griggs is the author of the *book “Guru; My Days with Del Close” and was a performer for Second City aboard NCL Cruise Ships. He has most recently directed Red, White and Blaine at IO Theater and Drunk At The Kid’s Table as a part of The Second City Director’s Program. He has performed and taught improv at theaters and festivals around the world and in Chicago he teaches at Columbia College and is a faculty member at Second City and IO Theater.

*His book Guru: My Days with Del Close is available from Ivan R. Dee Publishing.

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