Your COACHES

Ben Bowman is an award-winning director who has been studying and performing improv in Chicago since 2000. He's performed and directed sketch and improv shows at Second City, iO, Annoyance, ComedySportz, Public House, CiC, Upstairs Gallery, Stage 773, and the Playground. His shows have been praised by The Onion A.V. Club, Time Out Chicago, Newcity Stage, the Chicago Reader, and RedEye. Since 2009, he's written extensively about improvisation on his blog, The Boiling Point: https://boilingpointimprov.wordpress.com

Ben Bowman is an award-winning director who has been studying and performing improv in Chicago since 2000. He's performed and directed sketch and improv shows at Second City, iO, Annoyance, ComedySportz, Public House, CiC, Upstairs Gallery, Stage 773, and the Playground. His shows have been praised by The Onion A.V. Club, Time Out Chicago,
Newcity Stage, the Chicago Reader, and RedEye. Since 2009, he's written extensively about improvisation on his blog, The Boiling
Point: https://boilingpointimprov.wordpress.com

Mishell Livio has worked professionally as a morning radio host (currently on WKQX Saturday Mornings), as an actress on television and in film and as a print and runway model. She is a graduate of UCBLA, iO West and the Second City Los Angeles. In LA, she coached a few indie long form teams and shadow coached at iO West under Brandon Sornberger. In Utah, she performed with the Laughing Stock improv troupe and coached a few musical and non-musical improv teams. In Arizona, she helped adapt and teach the DSI curriculum (short and long form improv) at the Tucson Improv Movement (TIM). Check out her band at www.AbandomBand.com - they release new music on Mondays!

Mishell Livio has worked professionally as a morning radio host (currently on WKQX Saturday Mornings), as an actress on television and in film and as a print and runway model. She is a graduate of UCBLA, iO West and the Second City Los Angeles. In LA, she coached a few indie long form teams and shadow coached at iO West under Brandon Sornberger. In Utah, she performed with the Laughing Stock improv troupe and coached a few musical and non-musical improv teams. In Arizona, she helped adapt and teach the DSI curriculum (short and long form improv) at the Tucson Improv Movement (TIM). Check out her band at www.AbandomBand.com - they release new music on Mondays!

Jeremy Sender is a performer and director on the Under the Gun ensemble. He started improvising at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, where he performed Harolds with the house team "Shadowfax." In Chicago, he regularly performs with the iO Harold team "First Kiss," and The Chicago Improv Den house team "Feline Fighter Pilot." He is also a regular contributor to the The iO Comedy Network with his sketch duo, Todd's Friend Todd. For his day job, he directs video content for ADPT Productions. (www.adptpro.com)

Jeremy Sender is a performer and director on the Under the Gun ensemble. He started improvising at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, where he performed Harolds with the house team "Shadowfax." In Chicago, he regularly performs with the iO Harold team "First Kiss," and The Chicago Improv Den house team "Feline Fighter Pilot." He is also a regular contributor to the The iO Comedy Network with his sketch duo, Todd's Friend Todd. For his day job, he directs video content for ADPT Productions. (www.adptpro.com)

Greg Callozzo is a working Chicago actor and teacher, trained at ComedySportz, the Second City Conservatory, iO and Annoyance. He was on Neapolitan (Del Close Award, Best New Team) at iO and is currently a member of Under the Gun Theater’s performing ensemble, Sqeeze Play. He has worked with Dream Theater Company, Under the Gun Theater, Pigeons With Teeth and other ensembles to develop work for the stage. He loves his beautiful wife Susan and amazing kids Veronica and Peter for supporting him whenever “dad’s doing another project.”

Greg Callozzo is a working Chicago actor and teacher, trained at ComedySportz, the Second City Conservatory, iO and Annoyance. He was on Neapolitan (Del Close Award, Best New Team) at iO and is currently a member of Under the Gun Theater’s performing ensemble, Sqeeze Play. He has worked with Dream Theater Company, Under the Gun Theater, Pigeons With Teeth and other ensembles to develop work for the stage. He loves his beautiful wife Susan and amazing kids Veronica and Peter for supporting him whenever “dad’s doing another project.”