A Celebration of Women in Comedy

Jill Valentine

Jill Valentine is a South Side Chicago native who has worked as an actor, writer, improvisor and sketch comedian all over town. You may have seen Jill with The Cupid Players Chicago's premier musical sketch comedy group, with The Deltones IO’s musical improv group, Feminine Gentlemen a 2 person comedy group with her pal Liz McArthur or with her burlesque parody sketch comedy group Off Off Broadzway. Some other recent credits are Barbra in Musical of the Living Dead (Voted Best Musical by the Chicago Reader). Jill is the Executive Director of The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and the Executive Producer of the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival. Jill works as the Director of Operations for Stage 773 and is a principal founder of the building.