Carl Kissin has performed more than 4,000 shows for one of the country’s premier sketch and improvisational comedy groups, Chicago City Limits. He was the show’s head writer and director of their National Touring Company.
Spurious “Solo Show” Involves Audience
International Association of Solo Shows Outraged! Carl Kissin debuted his one-man show, “No Sol… read more
Carl Kissin Takes Over Role In Talk Radio At The Public Theatre
But Irate Father Still Wants Him to be a Lawyer. The riveting debut performance of Carl Kissin in… read more
Carl Kissin Brainwashed By Abusive Comedy Cult
Finally Deprogrammed After 4000 Shows. Critics from the NY papers raved about his performances. The… read more
Press Reviews & Student Testimonials
We had a blast!
“Carl‘s deep observations and quick comments added layers of laughter and wit to the experience. We had a blast. Carl is thoughtful, funny and kind, and like any good comedian leaves you wanting more. But don’t book a session. We want all the time slots to ourselves.”
Fast and funny
"Carl Kissin…is especially fast and funny…Kissin has eyes that twinkle with mischief, and as a performer, he’s as appealing as he is quick-witted." - Scott & Barbara Siegel Show Business
My first improv class
Carl is a very generous, fun and kind teacher. This was my very first improv class and he made it an experience I want to repeat! I learned alot in one class thanks to his dedication to the art. Thank you Carl! - Geneviève
Mounting battle of wits
“…Carl Kissin…turns the show into a mounting battle of wits between the cast and everyone else.” - D.J.R. Bruckner, New York Times
Time fly by
The instructor, Carl, provided a structured, methodical, approach to developing improv skills. His patient and humorous style made the time fly by. Overall, the course was a mind expanding,life enhancing experience. - Tom M.