Shakespeare, Unscripted opens this Saturday!

I got a hold of some of the most delightful improvisers in the Atlanta area and then I made them hang out with me for two months straight--watching, reading, playing, and studying Shakespeare.  These people are smart, funny, and good.  And so is this show. Shakespeare, Unscripted is a fully improvised play in the style [...]

Highwire Comedy

HIghwire is the newest addition to the improv and comedy scenes in the Atlanta area.  I am delighted and honored to be sharing the Artistic and Education Director roles with the amazing and talented Ian Covell.  If you haven't checked us out at 3041 N. Decatur Road, please do!  We've got shows every week, Thursday-Sunday [...]

This post has one title; I have two.

Every artist is familiar with the uncomfortable feeling of being too far away from creative projects for too long; I was a bit nervous that I wouldn’t find something soon enough down south. But, boy, I sure did arrive in Atlanta at the right time. Right about the time we moved down here, I met [...]

Auditions posted for WNEP’s one-act plays

Chicago's WNEP Theatre has a lovely run of original one-acts this summer!  Two Plays, One Place will be running at Zoo Studios in Ravenswood from July 26th – Aug 17th. RAINBOWS AND LOLLIPOPS by Dave Goss (to be directed by Rebecca Langguth) THE TRIBUTE by Rebecca Langguth (to be directed by Amanda Rountree) We're looking [...]

Two Original One Act Plays this Summer

I'm an ensemble member of a pretty great theatre company here in Chicago called WNEP (What No one Else Produces) and this summer, we've got two original one-act plays coming up! RAINBOWS AND LOLLIPOPS by Dave Goss (to be directed by Rebecca Langguth) THE TRIBUTE by Rebecca Langguth (to be directed by Amanda Rountree) Both [...]

The Improviser’s Palette

Most improvisers are so afraid of being cliché or "repeating themselves" that they try to avoid archetypes and typical relationships.  Maybe they're thinking, "You've seen one lovers-getting-together scene, you've seen them all."  But these are the stories that audiences crave to see and hear the most.  If this was not the case, nobody would know [...]