Carla Cackowski is an improviser, actor, writer, teacher, podcaster, and nap-lover. She toured all over Europe, Alaska, and the Caribbean performing sketch comedy and improv with The Second City. She currently teaches improvisation and directs sketch shows at Second City Hollywood. Carla is also a solo performance artist, having written and performed five solo shows that were produced in Los Angeles. She directs other people's solo shows too. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and has done voiceover work on shows for ABC Family, TBS, and Disney. Her comedic monologues have been published in anthologies by APPLAUSE BOOKS. She is the host of "Improv Yak", a shop-talk podcast about improv comedy. She is also featured regularly on Craig Cackowski's podcast, "Craig's List", and occasionally on Paul F. Tompkin's podcast, "Spontaneanation". Most recently, Carla has written for sketch shows on PBS Kids and Dreamworks TV.

Commercial Representation:  Reign Agency, Laura Soo Hoo 310-396-6462

Partial list of festivals...                                                       2016 IF Cincy Improv Festival Cincinnati, Detroit Improv Festival, Stumptown Improv Festival (Portland, OR), Del Close Marathon (NYC, NY), Hollywood Fringe Festival*, Phoenix Improv Festival, SF Sketchfest (San Francisco, CA)                                                             2015 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, TX), Dallas Solo Fest, Hollywood Fringe Festival*            2013 United Solo Theatre Festival (NYC, NY), Los Angeles Improv Festival*, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival*                                                                        2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival*                                   2011  Los Angeles Improv Festival, Hollywood Fringe Festival                                                                         2010 Los Angeles Improv Festival, Hollywood Fringe Festival                                                                             2008 Phoenix Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival                                                                               2007 Los Angeles Improv Festival, Del Close Marathon (NYC, NY), Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, TX), SF Sketchfest (San Francisco, CA)               2006 LA Comedy Festival, UCB Best of Sketch Night   *Directed