Nancy Hayden (Associate Artistic Director) began her improv and sketch comedy career as a writer/performer in The Second City Detroit Mainstage cast. After co -writing and appearing in five revues, Nancy went on to direct SC touring company and Detroit mainstage productions, including “Jihad It Up to Here” and “My Cousin’s Wedding.” After relocating to Los Angeles, Nancy began performing with Mama’s Boy and The 313. She has directed SC Hollywood premium productions “Yes Weed Can” and “Cancer! The Musical” as well as writing and directing “Armagayddon.” She then served as Head Writer/Creative Director for the national “Girls’ Night In” Tour, produced by Fullscreen. Most recently, Nancy has worked as writer/producer for “Bravo After Hours With Carrie Keagan,” and a staff writer for DreamWorksTV and “Detroiters” on Comedy Central. She was also recently named Associate Artistic Director for The Second City Hollywood.