GARY RUDERMAN is an ensemble member of the Annoyance Theatre in Chicago, where he's acted/directed/written/taught and designed original productions since 1989. Some of the Annoyance productions that he's directed/co-written include: God In A Box; The Idiotic Death Of Two Fools; I'm 27, I Still Live At Home, And I Sell Office Supplies; A Huge Horrible Failure; Cheap Talk and Ayn Rand Gives Me A Boner, amongst others. His improv background includes training and performing at the Annoyance, ImprovOlympic, Second City Training Center and Players Workshop.
As part of The Annoyance Faculty, he originated and taught a writing/performance class for solo performers. Some of his writing has been featured on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and network sketch comedy shows.
In 2001, he co-wrote and directed the Second City critically acclaimed show; Jim Carrane Is Living In A Dwarf's House. His hit one-man play; "So, I Killed A Few People...", has been produced In Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Edinburgh and throughout the UK. The script was selected for the anthology, Plays and Playwrights For The New Millennium.
He is also an architect and set designer and has worked at theatres throughout Chicago. Most recently he designed the Chicago premiere of Hedwig & The Angry Inch. He is also the architect and designer of Second City's new Training Center Classrooms and Offices.