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Aaron Graham is a founding member of the Improvised Sondheim Project and a faculty member at The Second City in Chicago where he teaches musical improvisation and music directs sketch and improv. As an actor based out of Chicago, Aaron has worked with some the city’s finest theatres including Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakespeare, Porchlight Music Theatre, Northlight, and TimeLine. In 2007, Aaron was honored to receive the Joseph Jefferson Award (Equity Wing) for his performance as Tateh in Porchlight's acclaimed production of Ragtime. In New York, Aaron has performed at NY Fringe and UCB’s Del Close Marathon, and is thrilled to return to NYMIF with the Improvised Sondheim Project for the fourth year in a row. Originally from Deerfield, Illinois, he trained at The Second City Conservatory, iO Chicago, Annoyance, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA, and BADA in England. Aaron earned his B.A. from Cornell University and is a certified life coach for creative professionals.

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