Nathan Kaplin

Programs and Operations Associate

Nathan Kaplin is an engagement creator and facilitator. Originally from Louisville, KY, he started his career at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, from giving tours to managing a team of facilitators and writing programming, all while performing improv and sketch comedy on iO and Second City House Teams. He’s also worked as the Second City’s Camp Director and given architecture tours of the Chicago River where he speaks passionately about the Chicago style hot dog. Nathan has worked with Mishkan since 2021 starting as a Mensch Academy Facilitator before working on family programs. While not working, Nathan is probably writing fantasy stories, playing D&D, or more likely playfully arguing with his spouse about who should have gone home on Rupaul’s Drag Race or Big Brother.