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Vancouver Theatresports Tournament

2016 Vancouver Theatresports Massacre – Austin,TX Hideout Theatre with Jon Bolden, Kaci Beeler, and Roy Janik

Roy Janik, Kaci Beeler, and I had the honor of representing The Hideout Theatre in the 2016 Vancouver Theatresports Valentine’s Day MASSACRE Tournament. The tournament featured teams from Portland, Atlanta, Bellingham WA, Vancouver, and Florida. We made a lot of new friends and had a terrific time. We were especially proud of our showcase which allowed us to perform whatever style of improvisation we wanted. The Hideout …

Teaching Improvisation in Japan

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I had the pleasure and privilege of doing three workshops in improvisational theater / comedy during my stint in Japan. First, my colleague and fellow improviser, Quinn Buckner, and I taught ImproJapan a workshop on heightening and using emotions in improvisational scene work. Later, I had the honor of playing with the comedy group, Pirates of Tokyo Bay at the What The Dickens! Pub. They will be celebrating …

2016 B.Iden Payne Awards for Theater

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It was the morning after one of the best meals of my life. The previous evening, I had the distinct honor of dining at the illustrious Sukiyabashi Jiro in the Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan. My travel partner and I were even served from the man himself! I could still taste the meal when I started receiving text messages and emails from people attending the 41st Annual …

Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Promotional Photography

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I am the director of this fine fine show called Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Plays. I’m over-the-moon with the response and praise we’ve received after two weekends of shows. Most impressively, however, is the level of love and dedication the cast has given. I’ve talked a lot about this show on Facebook, but I wanted to take some time to say more about …