Jon’s improv journey began in 2010. Since then he’s performed in 200+ improvised shows, plays, and musicals with the Baltimore Improv Group. He’s taken 25+ workshops with improv legends like Miles Stroth, Susan Messing, Craig Cackowski, Jill Bernard, Will Leura, Mark Sutton, Asaf Ronen, Paul Vaillancourt , Brian O’Connell, Rick Andrews, Peter McNerny, and Chris Trew. He completed iO Chicago's five-week Summer Intensive in 2011, and his improv festival resume includes Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, DC, NYC, and Providence. Since moving to Cincinnati in late 2015, Jon has become a member of OTRimprov and an improv/theater instructor for Dramakinetics. He is is over eight feet tall.
Colin Thornton has been performing, teaching, and directing improv for sixteen years. He is founder of Kentucky’s longest-running improv troupe, HappyGAS. He has studied under several mentors including Keegan Michael Key (Comedy Central’s Key & Peele), Mick Napier (author, Improvise) and TJ Jagodowski (author, Improvisation at the Speed of Life). He is a graduate of iO and The Annoyance, Chicago’s premiere schools for long-form improv. In Chicago, his production company, Glowdark, created successful shows in a variety of styles: sketch, long-form, interactive parody, and improvised stand-up. Currently, Colin is an improv instructor for Dramakinetics and Children’s Theatre of Mason, a board member for Center Stage Players, and the father of two lovely daughters.
An actor/writer/improviser, Tracy Connor has lived in Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles (20 years) and Cincinnati. Tracy has a degree in theatre from Emerson College in Boston and has received additional theatrical training at Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre, Loose Moose Theatre with Keith Johnstone in Calgary, Alberta and the British-American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.
A veteran improviser and performer, Tracy spent a dozen years as a company member of Los Angeles Theatresports now known as Impro Theatre. TV Credits include Huff; Push, Nevada and In Living Color. Film credits include Home Alone, Dutch, and indie For Pete’s Wake. Her monologue e-book, I GREW UP IN A NURSING HOME is available on Amazon.
Charlie Roetting (in the pink) holds a BFA in Theatre from Northern Kentucky University and an MFA in Acting for Film from the New York Film Academy as well as Certificates in Improvisation from the Upright Citizens Brigade and iO West. Charlie has improvised, acted, taught, and directed extensively in Cincinnati and in New York and LA. He is a founding member of HOMUNCULUS MASK THEATRE in NYC, as well as the LA based improv team, thrashtown!. He is a current performer and teacher with Cincinnati's own OTRImprov and directs Northern Kentucky University's improv team, THIS SIDE UP