Chris SHOCKWAVE Sullivan
Hailing from Mission:IMPROVable, Chris began his NYC career as houseband for Variety Underground back in 2002 - and it's been beats andcomedy ever since... He started at the UCB interning, working crew forKilgore, vocal accompanied harold team Filth and performed in the 3 on3 Improv Tournament. He continued on to accompany countless artists andmusical comediens with beatbox and sound effects all over NYC: AdiraAmram, Cock Lorge, Carolyn Castiglia, Erin and her Cello, I Eat Pandas,Jessica Delfino, The Pearl Brunswick, Soce the Elemental Wizard, TheRob and Mark Show, Zero Boy and many others... Becoming an originalmember of Freestyle Love Supreme in 04, Shockwave has toured the worldmaking up beats, soundscapes, and jokes- playing The Aspen ComedyFestival, Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival, and the 10thAnniversary for UK Paramount Comedy. He's worked regularly withBeatboxer Entertainment on the Hip-Hop Subway Series and performingwith such greats as Doug E. Fresh, Rahzel and Biz Markie. He's alsoperformed/produced ongoing shows: Shockwave: THE MIXTAPE at Ars NovaTheater The 8-Track: A Seamless Blend of Comedy and Music at The GreenRoom and The BEATdown at Mo Pitkins and The UCB Featured on "The TodayShow", MTV's "The Elements" and "The How-To Show", FUSE, Nickelodeon,and The Daily Show, you can now catch Shock teaching kids how to readon "The Electric Company" on PBS and with Freestyle Love Supreme makingmusical make-em-ups at COMIX. Check out off-book.com/linandshock forvideos of Shockwave and TONY/Grammy award winner Lin-Manuel Mirandadoing their thing.