Holly Laurent

Instructor and Performer at iO West

Holly Laurent is an actor, writer, improviser and instructor living in Los Angeles. She holds a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College, and is a founding member of the longstanding improv group The Reckoning.  Holly is an alumni of the Second City main stage in Chicago where she wrote and performed three critically acclaimed reviews. She trained at iO, Annoyance, Second City, Columbia College, Steppenwolf, with Paola Coletto and 500 Clown.  As a teacher, Holly has taught at iO Chicago and LA, the Second City, and independently at festivals and theaters across the country.  Holly has been a featured performer at the TBS Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Chicago Improv Festival and Picollo Spoleto.  Television appearances include Key & Peele, Drunk History and Barely Famous.

She can currently be seen at iO performing with The Reckoning and Jet&Holly