Boston improviser: Bill Connolly

Bill Connolly

Bill Connolly is an improviser, marketer, and author. He currently resides in New York City, and hails from the Boston comedy community. He is an alumni of the NXT cast at Boston's famous Improv Asylum, and a graduate of the theater's training program. He also has trained at the Upright Citizen's Brigade, and has taken classes under prolific teachers such as Jeremy Brothers, Matt Catanzano, Ben Rameaka, and Mick Napier. In 2012, Bill co-founded the group What Up D'oh? and with them has performed at places such as Boston University, Bentley University, Suffolk University, ImprovBoston, and NYC's Don't Tell Mama.

Professionally, Bill is a Marketer, Branding Expert, and Career Adviser. He uses his improv training to educate the workplace on communication techniques, networking skills, and how to develop better interpersonal relationships. His workshops have been conducted in Boston and Chicago, at organizations such as EY, Forrester Research, and iCrossing, a division of Hearst. He is the author of the book, "Funny Business: Build Your Soft Skills Through Comedy." You can view his website at