About: David Wilk | Improvisational #1 Comedy
David Wilk is a Founding Member of the Four Day Weekend Comedy Theater. Born in Tulsa OK, Dave is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory in Chicago.
In addition to having performed more than 6,000 live shows, Dave also travels nationally and internationally emceeing and keynote speaking for corporate clients. His client list reads like a “who’s who” of the fortune 500.
You may (or may not) recognize David Wilk from one of his many national commercial campaigns including Dish Network, Rent-A-Center, Papa Johns, Charles Schwab and Rold Gold Pretzels. Dave has appeared in many films you’ve never seen.
Dave and Four Day Weekend recently were invited to be a Keynote Presenter at the United States Congress Democratic Caucus Issues Conference in Cambridge, MD. They received a standing ovation and met President Barack Obama. Always eager to be equal and fair, the next year he and Four Day shared the stage with former President George W. Bush on September 11, 2012 in Las Vegas.
In 2012, Dave and Four Day Weekend were given a great honor when Mayor Mike Moncrief presented them the Key to the City of Fort Worth for being “Fort Worth’s Greatest Ambassadors”.
David Wilk co-created and sold a half-hour television comedy pilot to 20th Century Fox. He and his Four Day Weekend colleagues just published their first book entitled, The Art of ImproviZEN.
The book blends the tenets of improvisation with the principles of Zen, creating a road map to communicate effectively and marry creativity and commerce for a harmonious work environment. (If you ask him, he’ll probably give you a copy. He’ll definitely give you a copy. There’s a good chance he’ll force you to take a copy)
In the spring of 2013, David Wilk completed writing his corporate bio. Boy, is he full of himself!
**In October of 2018 Dave and his 4day colleagues were awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship from NACCE, The National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship. **
**January 2018, Dave and Four Day Weekend opened a second theater, Four Day Weekend East in Dallas, TX. **
**In 2017, Dave and his Four Day Weekend colleague’s new book, “Happy Accidents, the Transformative Power of Yes, And At Work and In Life”, became a National Bestseller. **
**2016-2017 Entrepreneurs in Residence, The Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University**
**2014 Small Business of the Year – FW Chamber of Commerce**
**Recipient of the Key to the City of Fort Worth, “Fort Worth’s Greatest Ambassadors”**
**Winner of Best Entertainment Experience in Texas 2013 – Official Best Of**
**Winner of the 2012 Texas Star Award for “Best Entertainment” – ISES**
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