Paul Barker has been performing improv comedy since 2005. He studied long-form improv at the Magnet Theater, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and the People's Improv Theater in New York. Before moving to Harrisburg, he was a house performer at the Magnet, where he performed in the improv shows Horses, Friday Night Show, and Kiss Punch Poem and was a writer and performer in the sketch ensembles Ripe! and Dumbkowsky. Paul is the artistic director at the H.I.T., where he performs with Panzer Division, Bread Alert, and the improv duo Missed Connections. Paul is also a staff writer for TheBurg magazine, where he writes about city government.