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Bina Martin


Bina Martin as been a member of the Second City faculty in New York and Chicago since 2001. She is the Artistic Director of CarniKid Productions, an improvisationally-based theater company whose signature piece, Chairs, has had critical successful runs around Chicago and in festivals around the world. Bina has directed innumerable sketch shows throughout Chicago, including Better Off Wed at Donny’s Skybox and performed Off-Broadway in the improvised play, Lifegame, as well as on numerous improv teams in Chicago and New York. She has also appeared in sketches on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, is the co-author of Miss Manners Guide to a Surprisingly Dignified Wedding and has showed photographs in several Chicago galleries. Bina is a graduate of Harvard and The Actors Studio MFA Program at The New School.