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Jonathan Pitts. International Improv Teacher And Artist On What It's Like Traveling The World Teaching And Performing Improv Comedy!

July 25, 2022

Jonathan Pitts. International Improv Teacher And Artist On What It's Like Traveling The World Teaching And Performing Improv Comedy!


Paul Vato reconnects with his old pal from Chicago, Jonathan Pitts, an award-winning international improv theatre artist and storyteller who has performed and/or taught in 26 countries and 98 cities. They discuss the early days of Salsation, the world's first Latino improv and sketch comedy group and what it's like to travel the world teaching and doing improv. Jonathan reminds us the importance of saying "yes, and" to yourself!

Jonathan Pitts is the former Executive Director of Chicago Improv Productions; Co-Founder/Producer - Chicago Improv Festival; Creator/Producer - College Improv Tournament; Founder/Producer - Teen Comedy Fest;  Founder/Producer - Chicago Podcast Festival; Creator/Director of improv theatre productions The Oracle; The Silent Movie; and Storybox Theatre.

He also taught, coached, and directed at The Second City Training Center and was a contributing writer to Anne Libera's book, "The Second City Improv Almanac''. Currently, he performs and teaches on Zoom.

Website: www.jonathanpittsimprov.com

 

Paul Vato is an on camera and voice actor, improvisor, podcaster and entrepreneur.

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Jonathan Pitts

Improvisor / Story Teller / Writer / Producer

Jonathan Pitts is the former Executive Director of Chicago Improv Productions; Co-Founder/Producer - Chicago Improv Festival; Creator/Producer - College Improv Tournament; Founder/Producer - Teen Comedy Fest; Founder/Producer - Chicago Podcast Festival; Creator/Director of improv theatre productions The Oracle; The Silent Movie; and Storybox Theatre.
He also taught, coached, and directed at The Second City Training Center and was a contributing writer to Anne Libera's book, "The Second City Improv Almanac''. Currently, he performs and teaches on Zoom.