Sean Cooley

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Sean Cooley is a writer, actor and comedian in Chicago.Previous credits include: Dream Come True (Annoyance Theater), Racism is So Gay (Second City Training Center), That Just Happened (Second City Training Center), The Most Important Week Ever (Second City Training Center) and the musical Summer of Gov. (Pub Theater).

Sean has appeared on camera for web shorts from The Onion and Lasting Damage Films. At 16 he was an extra in the independent comedy “Now What?” which was later renamed “The Connecticut Poop Movie.”

He improvises with Denver at iO Theater and Yes Diggity at The Playground. His solo work includes standup at Zanies, solo sketch at The Playground’s Give Me 5 and storytelling at The Moth Grandslam from WBEZ.
Sean has a Master’s Degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and is the City Editor for Thrillist.com covering the Chicago’s bar, restaurant and air guitar scene. His half-baked musings are tweeted @SeanCooley

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