Lead Designer and Facilitator; Head of the Writing Program, Second City
Andy Eninger is a Chicago-based writer, performer and trainer. He specializes in using the tenets of improvisation to help organizations and individuals connect with their audience. He is a speaker and trainer on storytelling, executive presence and communications. For the Second City Communications, he has designed and delivered hundreds of training and innovation sessions for clients around the world, and has spearheaded their work in creative consumer insights. In his spare time, he is the Head of the Writing Program for Second City’s Training Center, where he sets curriculum and develops teachers of Comedy Writing, Stand Up and Storytelling. In his other spare time, he continues to put his money where his mouth is in productions large and small. Some of his recent favorites include: Bandgeeks: A Halftime Musical (Music, Lyrics, Direction); Steamwerkz! (Performer); A Woman’s Path (Direction); Sybil (Solo improvised performance piece); Lady Balls (Direction); Second City on Norwegian Cruise Lines (Performer); Pinque Pony (Comedy Duo – Writer/Peformer). His direction and coaching of solo performers has helped many Chicago-based performers go from idea to execution on their first solo venture. You can learn more about Andy’s story in this NPR piece.