Rachael Mason is Head of Advanced Improvisation at The Second City. She began her career in improv at Skidmore College, home of the National College Comedy Festival, with the Ad-Liberal Artists. After graduating with a degree in English Literature, concentrating on Shakespearean Studies, she moved to Chicago to study improv comedy with Del Close. She trained at The Second City, The Annoyance, and iO. She performs with The Second City Improv All-stars and Second City´s resident improv team The Boys. She is most happy when she is teaching improv.