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Darwin Smith

Darwin Smith is a Chicago native who studied film and acting at Columbia College Chicago in 2002, but he found more success in the improv theaters and comedy clubs.  The process of improvisation became an obsession.  A year later, he began studying improvisation at The Second City and I.O. Theater. While in Chicago, Darwin performed with Blackout, Hammertime! and The Chicago Improv Rebellion.  Darwin performed in theaters, garages, block parties, attics, basements, and even an old speak easy, to share the joy of organic comedy.  Darwin starred as Nicolas Dupree in an independent film titled, Take Me Out (2016 Orlando Urban Film Festival Best Drama, as well as an Official Selection of Festival International Du Film Pan Africain de Cannes.)  Darwin travelled to Los Angeles and performed at Second City Hollywood with Minority Report, and I.O. West with Dark and Lovely, and Street Cred.   In 2015, Darwin performed in Bye Bye Liver at Camp Theater, and The Further Away Team at Huge Theater.  Minnesota is Darwin’s second home, and has finally arrived at Stevie Ray’s Improv Company.  Much love and respect to you all.   Peace, and enjoy the show ya’ll!