Danny Kallas - comedian/producer
For over a decade, Danny Kallas continues to be a favorite at some of the best alternative rooms and a go-to feature act for many of the top comedy clubs in the country. He's also participated in a variety of comedy festivals over the years, all of which were reached by hot-air balloon. In 2016, he started headlining and now his preferred method of transportation is a forklift.
Joe Kilgallon - comedian/producer
Born and raised in Chicago, Joe Kilgallon has been performing stand-up comedy since 2006. A producer of Comedians You Should Know, Joe's in-your-face style and charismatic charm help paint stories drawn heavily from personal experience and his Chicago-Irish roots, making him an instant favorite and the type of comedian everyone wants to share a drink with after the show.
Ricky Gonzalez - comedian/producer
Ricky Gonzalez was raised in Evanston, IL. After a college and semi-pro baseball career, Ricky turned his focus to stand-up comedy and has since performed at some of the top comedy venues in the Midwest. Ricky is a cast member at the prestigious Lincoln Lodge, the longest running, independently produced comedy show in the country. He is also an associate producer and regular performer at Comedians You Should Know.
Ricky has performed in the Just For Laughs Festival, Traverse City Comedy Festival, Hoboken Comedy Festival and recently made his national television debut in an episode of "How the States Got Their Shapes" on the History channel. Ricky was also a writer for the popular web series "Creative Has Nothing For You" starring Colt Cabana & Marty DeRosa.
Allison Dunne - Comedian/Producer
Allison Dunne is a Milwaukee born, Chicago based comic whose sugar-coated treatment of taboo will have you both laughing and avoiding eye contact with her parents after the show. The newest producer of CYSK, Allison has appeared at the Limestone Comedy Festival and is also a producer of a Chicago storytelling show called “Ladylike."
JONAH JURKENS - COMEDIAN/PRODUCER
Coming out of Chicago, with his unique and charismatic style, Jonah has proven himself to be one of the "Comics to Watch". Since winning the "Chicago Fringe Festival Stand Up Competition" within his first month as a stand up comedian, Jonah has been winning crowds over with his honest and engulfing story telling. He has performed and studied with both the renowned Second City and Improv Olympic theaters.
Jonah is a producer of “Comedians you Should Know", which is one of the nation’s premier independent comedy shows, produces/performs at the iconic drinking story telling show "The Blackout Diaries" and can be seen monthly at his show "Your Feature Presentation" at the world-famous Laugh Factory. If that’s not enough, you can hear him weekly on the very popular "Petals and Pricks: The Bachelor Podcast" with co-host Kelsie Huff.
Since his start in 2010 Jonah has become a favorite at showcases and clubs throughout the country earning the reputation as a talented and tremendously driven comedian/producer.