About: Players

Steve Waltien

Steve Waltien is a Shelburne, VT native and graduate of Middlebury College. Steve currently lives in New York where he is a staff writer on The Opposition with Jordan Klepper.  Prior to that he was a staff writer and performer for Jon Stewart's HBO project. Steve is an alum of The Second City Mainstage in Chicago where he also wrote and performed many shows at the iO theater. He created and performed the Del Close award-winning solo show ‘Scenes With Ghosts' as well as several critically acclaimed sketch shows with Jordan Klepper. You can see him touring the world with The Improvised Shakespeare Company. You may have caught him on screen in things like 'The Second City Project', 'Chicago PD' or the recent Mike Birbiglia film 'Don't Think Twice.' Steve sends his love and thanks to Kate and Thomas.


2nd Annual My Refuge House Benefit Show

Much Ado for My Refuge House: An Evening with The Improvised Shakespeare Co.® A benefit show in LOS ANGELES, CA for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation Featuring: Joey Bland, Ross Bryant, Brendan Dowling, Greg...

ISC in the LA Times

Lisa Rosen, of the LA Times, sat down with your favorite Elizabethan boy band to dish about the "mad genius" of The ISC and the "Beatlemaniacal" scene at the Largo in Los Angeles...oh, and Menudo! Read all abo...

"staggeringly brilliant"

TimeOut Chicago

"Smart, sophisticated, downright hilarious"

TimeOut Chicago

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