Mark Canlas

Software engineer. Improvisor.


Mark has been a software engineer since before the millennium. He has previously worked in finance and publishing. Currently he works in the ad tech sector writing Scala at Tapad.

Mark holds a BS in Human-Computer Interaction from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.


Mark has been improvising since 2016. His favorite part of improv is building the impossible with lots of teamwork and support. He has studied at UCB, Magnet Theater, The PIT, and Reckless Theatre under luminary musical improvisors Frank Spitznagel, Michael Lutton, Nikita Burdein, Annie Moor, Katie Hammond, amd Miles Lindahl.

Mark is excited to perform with the 2017 Magnet Musical Circuit team Boomhauer.

Past shows

Thank You For Coming Out: An LGBTQ Event