Coaches

Blake Opper

Hi, I'm Blake and I'm a big ole improv nerd. Let's be improv nerds together! This art form is as difficult as it is rewarding I'd love to work with your indie team or practice group to tackle some of the hard parts of improv! Here's some things that are meant to sound impress impressive: I'...
Schedule updated 11 months ago

Fu Goto


Schedule updated 11 months ago

Adam Hurd

Hi, I'm Adam and I'd love to coach your practice group or team! I think that reacting with emotional truth and honesty is very important to keeping the base reality of a scene grounded. The more real we can make the world, the crazier and funnier the game stuff will be when we get back to it. ...
Schedule updated 11 months ago

Matt Aromando

Hello, I'm interested in coaching your improv and sketch teams! In improv, I like to focus on listening, relationships, game, and keeping scenes grounded. I can also help practicing forms such as the Harold, Monoscene, La Ronde, Expansion, Deconstruction, Spokane, Slacker, Montage, Free Form, ...
Schedule updated 11 months ago

Otter Lee

Hi, I'm Otter, and I'd love to coach your long improv or sketch team! Most recently, my all Asian sketch team Overstep has performed several sold out shows at the PIT. I'm also currently on the sketch house team Chalametallica! I have plenty of exercises and warm ups up my sleeve, but I co...
Schedule updated 12 months ago

Ginny Sanborn

Hi guys! I'm Ginny and I'd love to coach your improv team! You can catch me on UCB's Lloyd Night with my team, Din Din. Or maybe you saw me last year on Fight Clurb! I've been in the ASPs The Feed, Tag City, Hallowed Halls, and can be seen boppin' around stages in NYC with my longtime indie te...
Schedule updated 12 months ago

Lane Koivu

Howdy, _____! My name is Lane Pumpernickel Koivu (COY-VIEW, which means "Jokerman" in Finnish), and I'd love to make YOU the best improviser you can be. Zip. Zap. Zucchini! Let's go!!! A little bit about me: I started doing pickup improv games with Paul Sills and Bernard Sahlins in Hyde Park i...
Schedule updated 12 months ago

Chris Bouknight

Improv is play! I wanna get your team up and at 'em with that style/sense of play. We should be having fun, right? Big fan of working with brand new teams searching for their team voice and building group dynamics. I love working on forms such as Cat's Cradle & Organic or any openings that focus ...
Schedule updated 12 months ago

Amanda Poryes

Hiiiiii I would love to coach your indie team/practice group. My first job, ever, was "teaching" improv to children in a theatre summer camp. By "teaching" I mean telling kids to play pretend... better? Since then, I've studied longform at the Groundlings for two months before moving to N...
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Nicholas Thomas

Hi I'm Nick and I'm here to hopefully coach your Improv group or direct your sketch team, yep I can do both. I am an actor, writer and director and have been performing in NYC for the last ten years, oh and I am Australian. I like to focus on relationships, grounded performances, physicality and ...
Schedule updated 12 months ago