Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor and comic entertainer. He is creator and host to a number of original, live shows including: his evening of talk-show entertainment Ike at Night (Under the Radar/The Public Theater, The Bushwick Starr, JACK); his night of comedy and music Nightcap | by Ike (Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater); his one-man variety hour Ike Night (Ars Nova, San Francisco Sketchfest); his Christmas show Ike for the Holidays (Manhattan Inn); and more. He performs stand-up at venues across New York, including Union Hall and UCB. He’s also featured in several episodes of The Special without Brett Davis.
Ikechukwu has collaborated with several OBIE-winning theatre companies including: Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen and Hoi Polloi.
He trained at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts; the International Theatre Workshop in The Netherlands; and Studio Five’s theatre and dance programs in Indonesia. Ikechukwu is an Artist-in-Residence at Joe’s Pub at The Public as a member of the 2017 Class of Joe’s Pub Working Group.