Adal Rifai

Adjunct Lecturer



BS in Theatre, Illinois State University



Adal Rifai is an iO Chicago Harold team performer, coach, and teacher.  He has been improvising in Chicago since 2007 and performs at iO with the house team Revolver, in the weekly show Whirled News Tonight (iO) and around the U.S. with Pudding-Thank-You and BagCat . Past iO credits include Swim BuddiesOur Feature Presentation: The Improvised MovieRadical Concept andHunter Family Crest. He has performed at Second City as a member of TwistyHouseCo. and SketchCo. Along with performing Adal also coaches and teaches at iO, The Improv Den and around Chicago, runs the coaching program at iO, directed the Incubator and coaching program at the Playground Theater and has taught and performed improv all over the U.S. He is also the voice of Chunt the shapeshifter on the podcast Hello From the Magic Tavern.

Courses Taught

THTR 240, Improvisation for the Actor