Stephanie McCullough

Stephanie McCullough, PsyD. (Piano) is one of the founders of MCL Chicago, an 18 year veteran of musical improv in the city of Chicago, and a full time faculty member of The Second City Training Center. She has music directed with every major musical improvisational company in the city and did two years touring with Second City's touring company. She's co-written over a dozen musicals, composes around 300 musical sketches a year and runs the MINT (Musical Improv Night) program on Wednesday nights at MCL Chicago. All her love goes to Otto.

Jesse Greco

Jesse Greco (Guitar) is a Chicagoland improv and sketch comedy guitarist, as well as lead guitarist and songwriter for alternative rock band Barker. Having started playing improv and sketch comedy guitar in January with MCL's Chicago Dreams (OWAN), Jesse has since played for ZIG: An EDM Suicide, La Vie Foheme, South by Midwest, and Baby Wants Candy. He cannot recall life without having played guitar, and he never expects to.

Brad Kemp

Brad Kemp (Music Director) currently works in Chicago as a composer and producer by day and music director and teacher by night. He has composed original music for numerous shows including The Room: The Musical (pH Productions), Tapped (Theatre Wit), Tribulation (Chicago Musical Theatre Festival 2016, New York Fringe Festival 2016), Dundee: A Hip Hopera (Stage 773) and many more. He runs a private recording studio as head engineer/producer and is a member of Handsome Naked, a comedy rap group. Brad also teaches at The Second City and can be seen playing shows every week around the city. www.secondbedroomstudio.com

Aaron Homard

Aaron Homard (Drums) hails from Des Moines, IA where he first started theatre and music. He has played in various bands and theatricals throughout the Midwest. His drum credits include: Pocket Aristotle, Barker, VAMP, Anarchy, Chicago Doo Wop Dreams, SXMW, ZIG, One Brain More, Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas, Sunday Night Songbook, Mt. Digby, MINt, Buzz Records, and Hey Peter Bye Peter. Aaron would like to thank every neighbor who puts up with him.

Dujuan Pritchett

Dujuan Pritchett (Drums) is the head stage manager of The Second City Training Center. He has played drums in various bands, opening for the likes of Ace Frehley and Dread Zeppelin. In a past life, Dujuan played professional baseball in the New York Yankees organization. His favorite things are the band 311, the almighty Chicago White Sox, tabasco sauce, and his wife Jennifer.

Robbie Ellis

Robbie Ellis (Music Director) is a composer, music director and broadcaster; and he’s been part of the VAMP team since May 2015. He’s worked for Second City at sea, on land and in the Training Center; and also works at ComedySportz Chicago and Story Town. At MCL Chicago, he wrote the music for the 2015 MCL Chicago Premier Premieres show Self-Starters; served as the pianist and keyboardist for ZIG: EDM Suicide; and is a regular guest on Lindsey's Calling. Robbie also writes and performs comedy songs; composes dots-on-paper music; and makes presents classical radio programmes on 98.7 WFMT. He spells it “programmes” because he is from Auckland, New Zealand.
http://www.robbieellis.net/ @ellisrobbie