Ryan Budds is a south suburban Chicago native who brings a package of wit, energy, and spontaneity on stage. Crafted jokes, stemming from life in his 20s, pull audiences in and keep them laughing at clubs and colleges all over the country.
Ryan busted into comedy by winning the "Open for Dennis Miller" comedy contest sponsored by The Loop 97.9 in Chicago. He performs frequently at the World Famous Improv in Chicago and has worked with many noteable comedians including Zach Galifianakis, Christopher Titus, Greg Behrendt, and Bobcat Goldthwait, just to name a few.
Most recently, Ryan was featured on WGN Morning News in Chicago as a finalist in a contest hosted by Zanies. He was invited to the Iowa Comedy Festival as part of Best of the Midwest. Along with playing the Congress Theater, he was also featured in Time Out Chicago's Joke of the Week section.
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