Prateek Srivastava (try saying that 3 times fast) is a nationally touring comedian based in Chicago. Prateek was recently selected for the fourth time as a regional finalist for NBC’s Stand Up Talent Search. Prateek has performed at festivals all over the country including the NBC Break Out Festival at Second City, Zee Tv’s Desi Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Bird City Comedy Festival, “Laugh Your Asheville”North Carolina Festival, and the Milwaukee Comedy Festival. In addition to performing at local clubs like Zanies and Laugh Factory, Prateek recently completed the East Meets Midwest Tour which culminated in him headlining a sold out night at Carolines Comedy Club in New York City.
Additionally, Prateek was a writer and cast member for P.O.V. a sketch comedy show at Chicago’s famed Improv Olympic directed by Michael Mccarthy(SNL) and recently performed in the sketch shows "OKSTUPID" and "Little Me Little You" at Second City.
When he is not onstage, Prateek has appeared on WGNtv and NPR. Prateek thanks you for reading his bio and thanks you for not realizing that he’s speaking in the 3rd person right now!