Blaine Swen comes from California where he performed with ComedySportz, Ultimate Improv, and iO West. He is the creator and director of The Improvised Shakesepare Company. Blaine can be seen performing at iO Chicago with the house team, Bullet Lounge, The DelTones, The Armando Diaz Experience, and the one-man improvised musical, BASH. He enjoys touring with the iO Road Show and has performed in Chicago with The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Pegasus Players Theatre, and Live Bait. Blaine teaches improvisation at The Second City and iO Chicago, and travels the country teaching improvised Shakespeare.