Sylvia Day

CA Sylvia Day drawingSylvia Day  is an international actor, comedian, writer and improv coach. Born in Minnesota to Swiss-Brazilian parents, she has been living in Zurich since 1995.

Sylvia Day has a BA in Communications and trained in solo and group improvisational comedy, sketch writing and musical improv at the world’s leading improv schools: Second City in Chicago and Upright Citizens Brigade in New York – who count Tina Fey and Amy Poehler among their alumni, and the Olivier award-winning Showstoppers in London.

After working more than 20 years in corporate communications, she turned her passion for improvisational comedy into her career. By night she performs as a comedian and by day she coaches individuals, groups and corporate executives on improv and presentation skills. Sylvia is also a keynote speaker and won rave reviews for her improvised TED talk at TEDxZurichWomen.

Her original comedy shows are a regular hit with English-speaking audiences in Zurich, and she has also performed them in Chicago and Off-Broadway in New York.