What: Writer Salon with Dino Stamatopoulos
When: October 21st – 5:30pm
Where: The Second City Training center (1608 N. Wells Ave – Chicago, IL 60614)
About the Writers Salon:
The Second City hosts a regular series of discussions with professional writers from the television, film and theater communities in a special series for Training Center students and their guests. Tickets can be reserved by students by calling 312.664.3959
About the Artist:
Dino Stamatopoulos is a television comedy writer, actor and producer. He has been a writer for a variety of shows including The Ben Stiller Show (for which he won an Emmy), Mr. Show, The Dana Carvey Show, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Mad TV. With Robert Smigel he pitched the series TV Funhouse, a spinoff of the popular SNL cartoons, to Comedy Central. He also worked on Tom Goes to the Mayor with Mr. Show alumnus Bob Odenkirk. He is the creator of the Adult Swim programs Moral Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Dino has recently been appearing in the role of Star-Burns on the NBC comedy series Community. He co-wrote Community's Claymation-themed Christmas episode which aired in December 2010.