Casey Whitaker is a seasoned stand-up, sketch comedy, and improv performer. Hailing from Beavercreek, OH, Whitaker now resides in Chicago where she trained with Second City and iO Chicago. Whitaker has toured with Second City for the last four years and just finished premiering her first full length play that she wrote and directed as part of the Artist in Residency Series at Saint Mary’s College. When she’s not on stage at Second City, Whitaker can be seen performing at iO, The Paper Machete, and Zanie’s Chicago. In addition to her work as a performer, Whitaker is a freelance comedy writer for the card game, Utter Nonsense: An Inappropriate Accent Game. You might also catch her on TV in a Big Lots Commercial. Follow her on instagram @Bitaker.
Casey has always been a strong woman and a passionate performer, but a series of unfortunate events last year including one night of multiple break-ins and a long legal journey that resulted have made her rethink her own feminism.
In the show we talk about
Being true to yourself and your comedy
The tough world of comedy.
The mini wins one can have in their life.
The creative authority a person can have with a podcast or a YouTube channel.
Her traumatic experience with being harassed.
The sad truth about Depression and comedy.
And so so much more.
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