Prateek Srivastava (try saying that 3 times fast) is nationally touring comedian based in Chicago. Prateek was recently selected for the second time as a Chicago finalist for NBC’s Stand Up Talent Search. Prateek has performed at festivals all over the country including headlining the Milwaukee Comedy Festival(2017), the NBC Break Out Festival at Second City (2016), Zee Tv’s Desi Comedy Festival (2016) San Francisco Sketchfest(2017), Bird City Comedy Festival(2017), Arch City Comedy Festival (2016) “Laugh Your Asheville” Festival (2016), He has performed alongside nationally touring headliners Maz Jobrani, Ryan Singer, and Stewart Huff. Prateek is a founder and producer of Simmer Brown, a Comedy collective that produced Diverse sold out shows around Chicago. Prateek’s Comedy has been featured on WGN Radio and NPR. Additionally, Prateek is a writer and cast member for P.O.V. a sketch comedy show at Chicago’s famed Improv Olympic directed by Michael Mccarthy(SNL). Prateek thanks you for reading his bio and thanks you for not realizing that he’s speaking in the 3rd person right now!