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Liz Joynt Sandberg

  • Head of Comedy Arts
  • ​​B.S. Philosophy, Central Michigan University​​​

  • Theatre Studies
Liz Joynt Sa​ndberg is a comedy writer, performer, director, and educator based in Chicago. She serves as the Associate Director of Learning for Second City Works, where she teaches clients like Harvard Business School, Thrive Global, Google, Microsoft, Swing Left, Indivisible, and others to leverage an improvisational mindset to solve real world problems. She's toured nationally and internationally as a comedic performer and educator, and has written for The Second City Network, The Huffington Post, Rebellious Magazine, and others. Her essay "Hummingbird" appears in the anthology Listen to Your Mother (Putnam 2015). She serves on the faculty of Columbia College and The Second City Training Center and performs regularly with The Best of Second City, iO Chicago (Deltones, The Musical Armando, Riff), The Improvised Sondheim Project, The Revival Theater, The Annoyance, and others.