Jennie Adams

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Jennie is the Director of Education at the Harrisburg Improv Theatre, where she is also a regular performer and teacher (Character Level 2 and dramatic improv). HIT teams include This Show Will Self-Destruct, Teacher Feature, and duo Mary Todd Lincoln: The Real Babe-raham Lincoln. She co-coaches Leg Of Lamp and coaches Sangy & Dock.

Jennie has been studying improv since 2003 and performing since 2010 where she became a core player for Gamut Theatre's TMI Improv. In 2011, she co-founded No Artificial Sweeteners, an all-female improv team that performs shows for charities. She has taught classes and workshops throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland, including the Steel City Improv Theatre and the Baltimore Improv Group, and has led workshops for hundreds of students of various ages and backgrounds, from scouts to scientists. Jennie studied improv at Gamut Theatre and the HIT (both in Harrisburg), The People's Improv Theatre (PIT) in NYC, and Steel City Improv Theatre (SCIT) in Pittsburgh. She co-directed a devised theater production for teens at Open Stage of Harrisburg, The Kids You Read About in Textbooks. She is also a featured comedian for Down In Front at The Midtown Cinema, where she and her team make fun of bad movies into microphones.


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