Edmund O'Brien began improvising in 1989 with Off-Off Campus at the University of Chicago. He performed weekly for 9 years with the Hyde Park-based group, Sheila, in Sheila's Giant Wall of Plot Twists, Sheila's Instant Odyssey and Sheila's Improv-o-rama. Edmund has also been a member of Glitterball, Netsu Retsu, Sitcom and Land of the Karaoking Improvisers and SCTC's Musical Improv House Ensemble, Infinite Sundaes. He spent 7 years in Los Angeles where he was in ACME Comedy Theatre's main improv company, Zebra, and sketch company, Bravo. Edmund also taught improv at ACME. More recently he completed SCTC's year-long Director's Program. Edmund currently improvises with his wife, Dana, in Sheila's Sister and with Baby Wants Candy. He writes also writes and performs with SCTC's Musical Sketch House Ensemble, SongCo. Edmund's 16 years of writing credits range from You Don't Know Jack to MTV's Undressed. Somewhere in repeats you can still hear him as the announcer for Street Smarts.