John Pantlind has been improvising on Chicago stages since 2006 and is a founding member of Natural Gas. At the Gift, he was in the cast of The Gift’s first holiday inspired sketch show “Santa’s Great American Depression Holiday Show! America!”, and two other sketch comedy shows, “Get Behind Me, Santa” and “Natural Gas’ Jug Band Christmas”. A graduate of The Second City and iO Theater training programs, John can be seen performing weekly with “Rick” at the iO Theater, “Rainbow Deli” at Chemically Imbalanced Comedy Theatre, “BattleProv” at Comedy Sportz, and in “Thirsty: The Improvised Drinking Party” at the Apollo Theater. He was named “Best Comedic Chef” at the 2010 Allegan County Fair.