Dave Lyzenga

Performer at iO Chicago

Dave Lyzenga is an actor, improviser, writer, and software engineer. You can find him all over Chicagoland performing with The Annoyance (Nuggets), CSz Chicago (ComedySportz Ensemble), and Laugh Out Loud (LOL Ensemble), and right here at iO (The Teenagers, The Musical Armando, RIFF). Dave is a graduate of the iO and Annoyance improv training programs as well as Second City’s Conservatory and Severn Darden Graduate Programs. He has worked in Bar Harbor with ImprovAcadia (13th Season), on international waters with The Second City Theatricals (NCL Dawn), and in a Class 10 cleanroom for Purdue University (The Birck Nanotechnology Center). He co-founded the team Pop Scholars in 2009 and still performs every month with them in Grand Rapids. He has written a solo show (Dave Lyzenga’s A Good Guy), some tweets (@davelyzenga), and a bunch of code for airplanes (FAA DO-178B compliant).