Donny Rodriguez

Donny Rodriguez is a writer, actor, director and producer.

Born and raised in Chicago, he co-founded the award-winning sketch group Wood Sugars in 2006. He finished third in Second City’s “So You Think You Can Funny” sketch comedy video competition (2009), won best Micro-Short Film at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival (2015), his TV pilot ThickHeaded was a semi-finalist the Austin Revolution Film Festival (2017) and Time Out Magazine named two of his sketch comedy podcasts as the top five comedy podcasts in Chicago (2011). Donny has performed on national television, taught sketch comedy at The New Movement (Austin) and is the head writer/producer of the circus-style sketch revue, the Disposable Income Freak Show which has played at Hell Yes Fest (NOLA) and is running at Donny’s Skybox at The Second City Training Center Fall of 2017.