Henry Riggs is a comedy writer, improvisor, actor, and teacher in Charleston, SC. He is a co-founder and performer in the critically acclaimed sketch comedy duo Nameless Numberhead, a founder and curator of the alternative monthly Rip City CHS series, and a regular performer at Theatre 99 in Charleston.
Henry’s work has been featured on Funny or Die, San Francisco Sketchfest, TedX Charleston, Cincinnati Fringe, and NY Sketchfest to name a few. He was a contributing writer and supporting actor in the 2019 Shovels and Rope concert film “Shovels and Rope The Movie”. TV credits include CBS The Inspectors, and CBS Hidden Hero’s.
Connor started his improv journey at Gorilla Tango under the tutelage of Dan Abbate and Alex Knight back in New Mexico. His journey continued at Southwestern University with “Cooper Street”, led by Zach Carr. After graduating college he performed with a traveling two man show “Spring Roll” with Teddy, and ultimately found the amazing improv company at Theatre 99. Connor loves performing with the team at Theatre 99, and is proud to be part of the Charleston improv community.
Henry has written original musicals that have premiered with The Annoyance Theatre (Chicago), The State Theatre (Chicago), Theatre 99 (Charleston), and The New Colony (Chicago) where he and his collaborators received a Non-Equity Jeff Award for Original Music.
Henry is represented by Linda Eisen and the Coastal Talent Agency.