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Nick Kanellis

Staff, Performer


Nick Kanellis is an Iowa born human who began improvising in Chicago and now improvises in New York. He can currently be seen with Trike (Time Out New York Critic's pick) and Friday Night Sh*w (New York Magazine Critic's Pick) regularly at the Magnet Theater. Nick currently works as a performer, director, puppeteer and teaching artist with the Story Pirates, which the Daily Show's Jon Stewart calls "crazy entertaining," and as a motion capture actor for Launch, where he dons a spandex suit covered in reflective balls to do the movements for animated characters. He can be seen playing Gary in the upcoming film "Virgin Alexander," and has made appearances on Comedy Central's Onion SportsDome, SiriusXM Radio's Absolutely Mindy!, and as the professional wrestler King of Hearts on MTV’s “Truth” add campaign.

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