Jake Noll is an actor and comedian with years of stand up and improv experience. Currently, they can be seen as a contributor on The Gag (Comedy Central/LOGO) on Instagram. They have appeared in numerous original series and shorts, including as the lead in Just Call Me Ripley (series OTV). As stand up they have opened for Matt Braunger, Beth Stelling, Justin Willman, Joel Kim Booster, and Cameron Esposito. In 2019 they were named Best Stand Up by The Chicago Reader. They have performed all over the city and the country including Laugh Factory (Chicago), Break Out Fest (Second City), NBC Stands Up semi finals, SF Sketchfest (San Francisco), and Limestone Comedy Festival (Bloomington, IN). As an improvisor/sketch comedian, they were an understudy for Second City's E.T.C. stage and a performer in numerous shows at The Annoyance Theater. They trained at The Acting Studio, Black Box Acting, The Second City, iO, The Annoyance, and The PIT. They hold a BA in Theater from Columbia College Chicago.
"Shannon has just always been a very generous and warm and kind person, fun energy, always just a little bit off, but in just the best way," - Chicago Reader
“Improv, stand-up, storytelling, podcasts, web-series; Shannon Noll does it all to fantastically funny perfection. Their creative well runs deep as Noll combines inspiration in speaking out on important issues with a great desire to simply make people laugh.” - Rebellious Magazine
“Shannon’s comedic timing brought a lightheartedness to the show between some of the heavy topics and performances and always made sure to engage us.” - Picture This Post