Tarik Davis is an actor/writer/avid pop culture consumer based in New York City with a 20 year history history of acting, performing improv and writing comedy. He strives to cross-pollinate performance styles and audiences in all his work. Past experience includes performing for The Upright Citizens Brigade in NY, Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and The Second City in Chicago. Tarik has appeared in multiple commercials and television shows such as Late Night with Seth Meyers, Ray Donovan, Friends From College, Last Week Tonight: with John Oliver and more.
Tarik is a member of the longest running improv team at The PIT, The Baldwins and also performs with Baby Wants Candy and Shamilton at UCB Hells Kitchen. Tarik is a founding member of the monthly improv show Comedy People’s Time that features writers and performers from shows Late Night with Seth Meyers and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Recently Tarik performed in the critically acclaimed Freestyle Love Supreme at the Kennedy Center and at The Booth Theater, in the Broadway run in NYC, and in 2018 he performed at The Brooklyn Museum in David Levine’s Some of the People All of the Time (which was selected as the New York Times Best Art of 2018.)
Tarik also teaches improv and theater to both children & adults.