FLEX (Young Professionals) Stand-up Comedy Class at Comedy Plex
Come FLEX with us at our February Outing to Comedy Plex! Located in the heart of Downtown Oak Park, this class is being exclusively offered for the FLEX affinity group of the Chamber! This meet up offers members a unique opportunity to explore the world of comedy and develop essential leadership skills through the medium of stand-up comedy.
The FLEX Stand-up Comedy Class is a tailored experience designed to empower future leaders within the Chamber's FLEX affinity group. Through interactive workshops and personalized coaching, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery, gaining confidence, creativity, and effective communication skills while exploring the art of comedy
Meet our host & Partner at Comedy Plex, Marz Timms
Marz Timms is an actor and comedian who plays the character Van Howard on the Netflix original series “EASY,” seasons one and two. He also voices the character Jax in the Mortal Kombat video game and is the former in-arena host for the Chicago Bulls. He was recently featured in the NBC, Universal Television “Break Out Festival” at Second City in Chicago. Timms' style has been called “nerdy, yet urban.” and as a touring stand-up comedian has performed with Tracy Morgan, Guy Torry, Nikki Glaser, Lynne Koplitz, Eddie Griffin and Louie Anderson. Timms has shared the stage with Oscar-winning director and writer Jordan Peele, along with Keegan Michael Key (Comedy Central's "Key & Peele"); "Saturday Night Live's" Chris Redd, Bobby Moynihan and Horatio Sanz; "Anchorman’s" Fred Willard; and Wayne Brady from "Whose Line is it Anyway." He was an original member of Second City’s Brown Co., where he was a writer and actor. He wrote and performed for Second City’s corporate touring company, Biz Co., and both produces and stars in the critically acclaimed improv and sketch comedy group Pimprov, which he created.