Biography

Patrick is a writer, comedian, and actor from Chicago, now residing in Los Angeles. He’s studied and taught at The Second City and iO Theater. His solo character work was featured in Alone, Chicago’s Best Solo Comedy at The TBS Just For Laughs Festival in 2013. Austin Comedy Short Film Festival nominated Patrick as Best Supporting Actor for his work in Mr. Mainframe. He is the creator of The Patrick Rowland Sketch Show, a web series he writes produces, directs, and films himself on an iPhone. He is a founding member of 3Peat, a critically acclaimed, award-winning sketch/improv troupe, who has several sketches with Comedy Central's Digital platform, their most successful, The Blackening, garnered over 15 million views, and is currently being made into a feature. Patrick hosted a late-night talk show as former President Barack Obama called Barack All Night. Most recently, he participated in a virtual roundtable for Sony Pictures, which was led by Girls Trip producer and writer Tracy Oliver. Patrick currently writes for The Amber Ruffin Show. 

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VIDEO

3Peat Sizzle Reel                                           Ensemble       

The Blackening                                               Himself                          Comedy Central

White Tax                                                        Himself                          Comedy Central        

In Those Genes                                              Man of God                   Comedy Central

Hater Annihilator                                             Guy in Lot                     Comedy Central

Sexy Time with Ludas                                     Ludas                                              Witv

Kyocera                                                           Flipdad                                 Boom Shift

Cultural Diversity                                             Rick                                    Second City

Sales and Medical Affairs                               Dan                                     Second City

The Patrick Rowland Sketch Show                Various                                     YouTube

 

SKETCH

Barack All Night                                                 Barack                               iO Theater

Let Them Eat Chaos                                          Understudy                     Second City

Norwegian Gem                                                 Ensemble                       Second City

Wavelength                                                        Ensemble                       Wavelength

The Onion Live!                                                  Ensemble                      Second City

Pat is the New Black                                          Solo                                 iO Theater

 

WRITING

Roundtable/Think Tank                                                                         Sony Pictures      

The Amber Ruffin Show   

The Blackening                                                                                Comedy Central

White Tax                                                                                         Comedy Central

In Those Genes                                                                               Comedy Central

Hater Annihilator                                                                              Comedy Central

The Patrick Rowland Sketch Show                                                             YouTube

 

IMPROV

3Peat Comedy                                                                                iO/UCB/Touring

Mission iMprovable                                                       Westside Comedy Theater

Improv Famous                                                             Westside Comedy Theater

Armando                                                                                                 iO Theater

Deltones                                                                                                 iO Theater

DORN                                                                                Second City Hollywood

 

TRAINING

Writing                                                                                           iO/Second City 

Improv                                                                        iO/Second City/Annoyance

 

TEACHING  

Improv                                                                                                               iO

Sketch 209                                                                               Depaul University  

Improv/Conservatory/Writing                            Second City Chicago/Hollywood  

Improv/Sketch                                                           Westside Comedy Theater

Improv                                                                                  Skidmore University         

             

MISCELLANEOUS

Appeared on several episodes of “Alchemy This” with Kevin Pollack, featured in TBS Just For Laughs Festival  Alone series, and SNL, CBS, and Comedy Central showcase.

2010 - present

2010 - present