Levi Weinhagen

Levi Weinhagen (@thatlevi) is a Brave New Workshop alum, comedy writer, award-winning podcast creator, and co-founder of Comedy Suitcase, a Twin Cities-based theater company dedicated to making comedy for all ages.

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Rita Boersma

Veteran performer and teacher in the Twin Cities Improv community, Rita Boersma (@ritaboersma) can be seen improvising weekly in The Mess at HUGE Theater. Recent scripted credits include Adam/Rita in Complete Works of Williams Shakespear (Abridged) at Daleko Arts, directed by Shana Custer, and the top-selling MN Fringe show, Couple Fight 3: Weddings! Rita spends summers on the mic as a PA Announcer for the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field.

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Benjamin Domask-Ruh

 Benjamin Domask-Ruh (@domaskbz) is a multi-disciplinary artist focused on Circus and Theatre’s ability to bring people together and to create memories. As a juggler, clown, mime on-stage, he seeks to combine these disciplines into works audiences  connect with on an emotional level. Behind the scenes, he collaborates to uncover the common thread of a project and invites everyone to bring forth their unique experiences and voices. His ability to listen and adapt is key when discovering a project’s strongest voice. He serves as a board member with the International Jugglers’ Association. He is an editor for Modern Vaudeville Press.

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Alexis Camille

Alexis Camille (@1lecks) Alexis (she/they) is a combat Veteran, a former U.S. Marine, with a heart of gold and a lifelong love affair with theater and film. 

Over the pandemic, Alexis performed with Colin Mochrie in the Black & Funny Improv Festival/Twin Cities Improv Festival, spoke in weekly panels for Socially Distant Improv's "Anti-Racism for Comedy Folks" series, played with the Black Improv Alliance's International Player's Club, worked with The Theater of Public Policy and Take Action MN, was asked by the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum to creatively record her thoughts for their exhibit on the George Floyd Uprising, and appeared in Pillsbury House Theater's "What to Send Up When It Goes Down". Alexis is currently assistant directing at HUGE Improv Theater, where they also regularly perform as cast member of Blackout, Hotpot, Show X, and a variety of ensembles.

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Samantha Baker-Harris

Sam Baker Harris is amazing. Performer, actor, improviser, musician, extremely funny and overly-talented, fountain of support and 3-part harmony. 

Sam can be seen performing regularly with Again and Again improv, is currently in Family Dinner at HUGE Theater, and continually writes music with her beautiful family. I mean... 

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Alsa Bruno is the executive director of Operation Black Joy, is the Director of Community Engagement with the Black Improv Alliance, a founding member of Blackout Improv, and is a teaching artist with Upstream Arts. 

Please see everything Alsa makes!!!!!!! 

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Matt Spring

Matt Spring is a founding member of Four Humors Theatre, who "strive to create art that celebrates the humor, stupidity, and beauty of our world." Matt was most recently the titular character in their production "Rasputin", which sold old multiple performances at the  Twin Cities Horror Fest. 

Matt is a father of two small, hilarious geniuses and owns the best hedgehog puppet in the world. 

Jeremy Chacon

Jeremy Chacon is a local performer, actor, improviser, and musician. When not creating beautifully catchy kids folk punk with his band Mug Cup Can Straw, he's studying insanely cool things as a MICROBIOLOGIST.


Tim Hellendrung

Tim Hellendrung is one of the funniest humans in the state of Minnesota, and we're so that we get to hang out with him. 

Longtime improviser and scripted actor, he performed with ComedySportz for years, and is currently a regular on the HUGE Theater stage, performing with a variety of groups including Gay/Straight Alliance, Nudge, The Adventures of Tim, Troy, and Damian, and others.

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Morgan LeClaire

Morgan grew up in the northern woods of Minnesota, using her imagination and access to nature to fuel her love of play. She has been trained as an actor and drama therapist and currently uses her skills to help various community members process traumatic moments, develop intimacy, and transform relationships through play. Morgan particularly enjoys finding moments of playfulness with strangers or almost strangers. She is a founding member of the Creative Counsel with her husband, Alsa, and lives together with him and their two really great cats.

Taj Ruler

Taj Ruler (@rulert) has been a freelance artist for the past twelve years. After moving back to Minnesota from California after graduating from Pitzer Colleges. she also studied at the Guthrie Theatre, the Brave New Workshop, and The London Dramatic Academy. 

Recent scripted credits include Children's Theatre Company, Pillsbury House Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, The Playwrights’ Center, Brave New Workshop, and Park Square Theater. 

As an improvisational actor, she's worked at a number of improvisational theaters around the country including HUGE Theatre and The Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis,  Second City in Chicago, Jet City Improv in Seattle, Two Friends Theater in New Orleans, Denver Improv in Colorado, Femproviser Fest in San Fransisco, and The Magnet Theatre in New York. 

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Sarah Baker

Sarah Baker (@s.e.baker) is an award-winning performing artist combining circus arts, theater, movement, and clowning to create experiences that delight and engage audiences.Sarah has been performing for audiences of 10 to 1000+ since she was 11. She studied performance at St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, circus arts at Circus Juventas, and has trained intensively in hand balancing, chair stacking, aerial hoop, juggling, and clowning.Creative, playful, and lyrical, Sarah is inspired by her imagination, the natural world, and wherever she happens to be in the present moment.

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Jen Scott

This is Jen's fault. 

Jen Scott (@octoberdandy) is a Twin Cities based theater maker and teaching artist. She's worked as an actor, improviser, performer, playwright, director, storyteller, talk show host, producer, and musician. She's taught theater and art making for a long time, and has a special love for the Twin Cities improvised theater scene.

She’s a COMPAS teaching artist, has been an artist-in-residence at Pillsbury House + Theater, and also has taught for HUGE Theater, Children’s Theatre Company, Park Square Theatre, the Brave New Workshop, and others. Recent on-stage credits include work with HUGE Theater, Uprising Theatre Company, Hennepin Theater Trust, Red Eye Theater, Four Humors Theater, and others. You can also catch Jen and her millions of 2 minute songs at @pennyandthebandits.

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