Punch Up exists to help organizations more effectively communicate messaging to their employees and business partners.
We clear the path for everyone to do their best work.
Founder & Executive Producer
Mark started Punch Up Creative in 2018 after a decade of experience at distinctive comedy institutions The Onion and The Second City. Through leading hundreds of writers rooms, live shows, training sessions, and video productions, Mark has honed his expertise in meaningfully connecting with audiences.
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Outside the corporate realm, he produces independent projects such as the award-winning short film Griffica and web series The Coat Room.
OUR COLLABORATORS have a wide range of skills and award-winning experience to meet the needs of each project.
Tyler is an actor, comedian, filmmaker and musician. He's been featured in the CBS Showcase, The Second City mainstage, and Showtime's Work In Progress.
Julia is a writer, performer, teacher, and the Creative Director at the Vermont Comedy Club. She previously toured the country with the Second City.