Dewayne Perkins is a Chicago born and raised comedian/writer. A DePaul University graduate, he trained at Second City and iO where he is alumni of the Second City Touring Company, writer/performer of the Second City/Woolly Mammoth collaboration “Black Side of the Moon” and a member of the award winning improv team 3Peat. Dewayne also makes up half of the comedy duo, Bleep that Bleep. Their original shows include Beyonce ft. Jesus and Uncle Tom & Jerry Curl, and their web series Solving Black People Problems the White People Way and Starving Artists. You can also see him doing stand up all around the country at places like the Laugh Factory, the Lincoln Lodge, and North Bar. He was a semi-finalist for NBC’s Stand Up 2017 and has participated in the NBC Universal/Second City Break Out Comedy Festival every year since it’s creation.
- He has appeared in 3 episodes in Season 9.
- He is the second openly gay cast member to join the show.