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Alan Coyne lives inOakland, far from his hometown of Castleknock, Ireland. His first work in improv was with Jared Mark’s The Playground at UC Berkeley in 2000. Since then, he has enjoyed stints with Cal student group The Consortium and GWOD Squad, as well as playing Lady Macbeth in the Shotgun Players’ Slings & Arrows by Rebecca Goodberg, with used Shakespesrean characters as the basis for improvised scenes. He also wrote and acted with the Internet comedy film and improv troupe. SF’s Last Laugh. He has been with Pan Theater since April 2004, and directed with their training program since September 2008. He also composes, arranges, and sings for the a cappella group Spot the Octopus: www.spottheoctopus.com
David Alger was one of original founding members of Pan Theater in the 21 Grand days.
He has performed with the Greater Public Theater of Fort Lauderdale and has also
performed with Too Tall Stories and the Flying Apples Improv Troupe. David began
his improv journey in 2001. His improv training includes classes with LifePlays,
Comedy Sportz, BATS, classes at U.C. Berkeley Extension, IO West and private instruction
with Doug Kassel-
Ralph Thomas has been playing and performing with Pan Theater since 2004. He has done additional training at BATS in San Francisco in both short form and long form improvisation. In addition to taking acting classes at A.C.T.(American Consrevatory Theater), he has also studied Meisner Technique with Christy Butchers of Bay Area Acting Studio. Ralph brings over 20 years of experience in both the corporate and athletic areas to his with work improv students, enabling him to create a rich and safe environment that allows players to take risks and grow as improvisers.
Virginia Harrington joined Pan Theater in 2005. Her background includes having been trained in acting improvisation and Meisner Technique at institutions Bay Are Acting Studio, BATS and San Francisco State University. Virginia has written and performed sketch comedy and solo pieced on the topics of enlightenment, hallucinogens and the tyranny of women’s fashion. She has strated in several independent films and is currently working on a solo show about growing up Catholic.
Caroline Jou Armitage
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