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People inquire a lot about Prateek Baines Srivastava. First off, Baines is not his middle name, but you have to admit it’s a pretty baller middle name. Second, Prateek does not normally use the word baller. Prateek is an up and coming standup comedian and writer.
Prateek Srivastava’s unique background coupled with his infectious wit and hilarious observations keep audiences coming back for more.
He works tirelessly to write and perform material throughout the Chicagoland area including venues like Zanies Comedy Club, Second City in Chicago, and Edge Comedy Club! Prateek's stand up comedy has been featured in Time Out Chicago Magazine. Also check out Prateek's weekly comedy podcast, Hopefully Tasteful available on itunes!
Prateek attended DePaul University and graduated with a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Management Information Systems. It was at DePaul that he won audiences over by hosting the annual South Asian Student Association Cultural Show two years in a row.
Prateek is a lifelong comedy fan who first got his start writing sketches for the now defunct website Saturday Night You. He hopes you will check in on him regularly. He thanks you for reading this little bio, and he also thanks you for not realizing that he’s talking in 3rd person right now!