Steve Waltien


Steve Waltien is an iO Chicago performer.

Steve Waltien is a teacher and performer at iO. He plays regularly with The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Whirled News Tonight, and The Armando Diaz Show. He’s an alum of many iO groups and shows including Bullet Lounge, Rush and Steve, The Frank Hayes Four and The Late Night Late Show. He wrote and performed three revues on The Second City Mainstage as well as two critically acclaimed sketch shows at iO and UCB with his writing partner, Daily Show corespondent Jordan Klepper. Steve also created and performed the Del Close award-winning solo show ‘Scenes With Ghosts.’ TV credits include Chicago PD, BTN’s Friday Night Tailgate and The Second CIty Project- a new sketch comedy show from The Second City. Look for him in the upcoming Mike Birbiglia film ‘Don’t Think Twice.’ Steve is a member of the teaching faculty at iO and The Second City.

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