Hugs and Pullups is:

Meg Kennedy was born and raised in “Live Free or Die” New Hampshire. She graduated from Boston College with a degree in film studies and a concentration in history. While at BC, she spent four years as an actor, writer, and producer for the sketch and improv comedy troupe, Asinine. In 2009, Meg impulsively moved to Chicago to pursue her dreams of performing comedy; she has since studied at Second City, and is graduate of the iO Theater. Meg loves hugs, but is not so fond of pullups.

John Stiens
is happy to be a member of Hugs and Pullups. While being a Cincinnati native, he has come to see Chicago as a second home. He is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory and iO Theater. He is a graduate of Ohio University’s Acting Program, graduating with a BFA. Since his move, he has done work with Rascal’s Children’s Theater as well as Mind the Gap Productions. John considers himself to be a full fledged nerd, enjoying comic books, Dr. Who, and video games.

Brian Vabulas
is a Chicago born actor/improviser. He is a graduate of The Second City’s Conservatory and Acting Programs, and is a graduate of the iO Theater. He is thrilled to be a founding member of Hugs and Pullups. He is proud to have performed in numerous shows throughout Chicago. Brian is also passionate about music, writing, and Abe Lincoln.

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