Clarke Newton (they/he) is a writer, actor, improviser, producer, balloon artist, stilt walker etc. from the suburbs of Washington, D.C. They moved to Chicago in 2018 and have been making people laugh all around the city since; some highlights include improvising with ComedySportz Chicago and Art-by-Artist, as well as having their written work featured in Chicago Sketch Fest and helping produce the online immersive experience, Chimera. Clarke is a graduate of Christopher Newport University and The Second City's Comedy Studies and Conservatory programs. He can also tie his shoes REALLY fast and is super proud of it.