Brian Holden

Performer at iO Chicago

After getting a BFA in Acting/Performance from the University of Michigan, I co-founded StarKid Productions: a weird live-theater/YouTube production company. It all started with A Very Potter Musical, a Harry Potter parody musical that kicked off an incredible adventure for my friends and me. Eight years later, and we’ve created 10 original musicals, 2 national concert tours, 2 sketch shows at the Second City, and performed at countless festivals, conventions, and events around the world!

In addition to my work with StarKid, I’ve done A LOT of improv in Chicago, but no, I can’t tell you a joke. I am not funny on command, only by responding truthfully in the moment am I absolutely HILARIOUS!

My most recent adventure has been in audiobook narration! Go to for more info.