Jen Hoyt

Vice President of Production

After 10 years as Executive Director of the Second City Hollywood, Jen is a recent transplant to Chicago where, as Vice President of Production, she oversees the Production of all Second City shows across their three locations, touring and theatrical properties.  During her time in Hollywood, she developed the Youth Program at Second City and produced multiple hit shows on the Studio Stage including ArmagayddonIn Trump We Trust, and Afros and Ass Whoopins.  She has performed & taught classes and camps in theatre/improv to children throughout LA including as a long time member of the acclaimed Shakespearience troupe, a faculty member of Theatrical Education Group, and developed the improv & creative exercises for Stand Tall, a national anti-bullying campaign in classrooms across the U.S.  Prior to her work in LA, Jen was a co-founder of The Other Side Theatre in Oregon, where she not only co-produced 7 successful seasons, but was nominated multiple times and received an award from the Portland Area Drama Critics Circle for her acting. In addition to being a proud member of the producing team for Second City's LA Diversity in Comedy Festival, she is a grad of the Second City Conservatory.