Casem AbuLughod is a Madison, Wisconsin based performer, director, and facilitator. He holds a Master of Arts in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York’s School of Professional Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree from the University of Wisconsin Washington County.


Casem studied improvisation with the People’s Improv Theatre in New York City, the Monkey Business Institute in Madison, Wisconsin, and HUGE Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Casem currently performs as a member of the Madison based improv troupe Monkey Business Institute on a regular basis and is an erstwhile instructor of some of the troupe’s improv classes.


Casem has performed with the following theatre companies:


Are We Delicious?

Strollers Theatre

Mercury Players Theatre

Stage Q

Madison Performance Collective

Verona Area Community Theatre

Children’s Theatre of Madison

The Lakeshore Players

Theatre on the Hill


Casem has appeared in a number of short films.