Tim Reid is a writer, theater-maker, and performer. He has been an ensemble member with The Neo-Futurists in Chicago since 2008, writing and performing for their long-running late night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. He is an original member of the Los Angeles-based Wet The Hippo, which has toured California, Las Vegas, and Chicago. In Los Angeles he has performed at Highways, Pieter, REDCAT, Night Gallery, various comedy venues, and is currently developing a piece at PAM Residencies with Meg Whiteford. On the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, he stood in the sun for an hour holding a sugar cone with two scoops of ice cream until it had melted completely. He has an MFA from CalArts in Writing and Critical Studies.