Ed Reggi is a lifelong storyteller who has the stories to prove it. Growing up in the Big Apple, Ed first honed his acting career by sneaking into the NBC studios across his Brooklyn street home. He later earned his B.F.A. at Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri and moved to Chicago where continued his study at The Second City and then with its’ founder Paul Sills. Ed currently teaches acting and improvisation at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in University City. He is a proud Wolf Trap Teaching Artist with Wolf Trap Affiliate Springboard located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ed Reggi is a Certified Practitioner in Applied Improvisation and facilitates communication workshops all over the globe. His clients include SONY Playstation, Wells Fargo, Mastercard, Southwest Airlines, Nestle Purina, Monsanto / Bayer, The Saint Louis Zoo, HealthWorks, the St. Louis Jewish Federation’s Millstone Institute and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Ed Reggi ghostwrites for stand-up comedians, television hosts and internet personalities. You can watch Reggi (portraying himself) teaching improv on Oprah Winfrey’s nationally syndicated TV show, WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE’S. Reggi has been fortunate to work side-by-side with some of the most respected actors including: Mike Rock, Keegan-Michael Key, Amy Poehler, Anna Deavere Smith, Valeria Harper, Bob Keeshan, George Clooney, Raven Symone and Avery Schreiber.
Ed Reggi’s husband Scott is a social worker and they live in Downtown St. Louis with their charming dogs Oscar and Phoenix.
COCAbiz – www.cocabiz.org
Springboard St Louis – www.springboardstl.org
Wolf Trap Teaching Artist & Performer
St. Louis Auditions – www.stlauditions.com
Insight Theatre – www.insighttheatrecompany.com
Founding Ensemble Actor & Director
Paper Slip Theatre – Comedy Entertainment
Owner & Performer
Applied Improvisation Network (AIN)
Certified Practitioner of Applied Improvisation
Stay Tuned, PBS weekly television series
Co-Creator and Producer
Emmy award-winning voiceover actor & Emmy nominated television producer