Mark Canlas is an NYC-based software engineer and improvisor from Bergenfield, New Jersey. Since 2016, he has fallen in love with musical improv, building the impossible with lots of teamwork and support. He has studied at Magnet Theater, The People’s Improv Theater, Reckless Theatre, and UCB under luminary improvisors such as Nikita Burdein, Jamie Cummings, Eric Gersen, Katie Hammond, Nick Kanellis, Miles Lindahl, Michael Lutton, Annie Moor, Dan Reitz, and Frank Spitznagel.
Mark has also sung baritone with Big Apple Chorus, Empire City Men's Chorus, and Voices of Gotham.
Off stage, Mark enjoys playing volleyball, learning foreign languages, and making software.
Mark holds a BS in Human-Computer Interaction from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.