T.J. Mannix

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T.J. Mannix has been performing and teaching improv for over 25 years in NYC, across the U.S. and Canada, and worldwide. He got his start studying with Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, and Armando Diaz. He was on one of the first-ever Harold teams at the UCB, the first Megawatt and Musical Megawatt teams at the Magnet. T.J.has toured several times with the Second City/NCL and was an original cast member of the NY Times approved "BLANK: the Musical" Off-Broadway.

T.J.'s one-man improvised musical, LimboLand, has headlined festivals in Paris, Oslo, Vancouver, NYC, Chicago, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle, Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Omaha, Tampa, Newark, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Providence, Palm Beach, Hartford, Richmond, and more.

He has appeared in more than 85 TV and radio commercials - along with roles on three different versions of “Law and Order." He has has recurring roles on "All My Children”, “One Life to Live”, “As the World Turns,” and on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien. T.J. is the Founder of the 12th annual New York Musical Improv Festival, and teaches at The Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway and the Acting for Film and Musical Theater BFA programs at NYFA in NYC. He admits to spending a very dark year working as a Mouseketeer.