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The Kristen and Amie Show (and workshop)

Amie wants a baby. Kristen is her best friend. They both happen to be Veteran Philadelphia improvisers. Amie Roe and Kristen Schier take a single audience suggestion and let their imaginations take over. The kind of improv that only best friends can do together! A playful undeniably girlish romp delivered by two of the most attractive women Philadelphia has to offer. If you have never seen improv before, this will be the best improv show you have ever seen! Come see some babes do improv. 

Now, for the first time ever, Kristen and Amie are coming to Pittsburgh on Saturday, January 15!

Performance

The Kristen and Amie Show/Amie and Kristen Show, featuring Irony City 
Saturday, January 15 :: 9pm (doors at 8:30) 
$6 in advance, $8 at the door
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ModernFormations Gallery (Garfield) 
4919 Penn Avenue

Workshop

Basic Instinct: a Killer Workshop on Emotionally-Grounded Improv
How to create real characters and relationships and use authentic emotion in your improv.
Saturday, January 15 :: 1-4 pm
$30 if purchased through Jan 8, $40 after (only 4 spots left!)
ModernFormations Gallery (Garfield) 
4919 Penn Avenue
*Payment required in advance, no refunds

Performer/Instructor Bios

Amie Roe is a Philadelphia-based improviser, bleeding heart, and keen observer of the human condition. She has been improvising literally since birth in a pioneering 25-year-long monoscene format. Her depth of character development and level of commitment in this ongoing role as “a kind of spacey overachiever” is noteworthy. 

Amie has studied improv comedy at the Philly Improv Theater (PHIT), the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (NYC), the Magnet Theater (NYC), and at various improv festivals throughout the United States. She has studied with renowned improv performers and teachers such as Asaf Ronen, Armando Diaz, Mark Grenier, Keith Johnstone, Louis Kornfeld, Erik Tanouye, and her roommate and great friend, Alexis Simpson. 

Amie co-founded PHIT affiliate group Illegal Refill in 2007 and has appeared onstage with this project in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the Philly Improv Festival, the Richmond Improv Festival, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and the Del Close Marathon in NYC. Illegal Refill have performed throughout the Philadelphia area, host their own monthly improv show in their resident West Philly, and have appeared at New York City improv hubs such as the Magnet Theater and Under St. Mark’s. Amie also appears onstage with monoscene slumber party group, Brenda, semi-finalists in the inaugural season of Troika, Philadelphia’s competition-based improv serial. She can also be seen on stage with PHIT super-group The Moops. 

Kristen Schier is the Artistic Director of The Philly N Crowd, which performs weekly shows at The Actor's Center. Before coming to PHIT she taught improv for Delaware Theater Company, Drexel University, and The Actor's Center. 

Kriste has a B.F.A. in Theater Arts from the University of the Arts and has been working in Philly as a professional actor, improviser and teacher for several years. She has worked with Commonwealth Classic Theater Company, Ego Po, and Vagabond Acting Troupe. She has appeared in many productions including the originally created Art of War, which received a Barrymore Nomination for Outstanding Ensemble. 

Kristen has studied clowning intensively with Giovanni Fusetti. She has also studied improv at The Second City and at the Annoyance in Chicago. She has taken workshops and classes with such improv notables as Michael Gelman, Jill Bernard, Asaf Ronen, Mick Napier, Susan Messing and Mark Sutton as well as members of the UCB Theater in New York City. 

When she is not on stage, Kristen is incredibly absent minded and susceptible to fraud.