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UP Close with Jill Farris: A Live Q&A and Chat
September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Jill Farris, UP’s Education Director, joins UP Improv’s Artistic Director, Randy Dixon on Saturday 9/12 at 1:00 pm to discuss improv. improv education and UP’s educational philosophy.
Facebook live improv education event. Free and open to all! 9/19 1:00 PT NOTE: This will be LIVE on UP’s Facebook page
(https://www.facebook.com/UnexpectProductions/) Go to videos and click the Live event streaming.
Jill Farris began her improv career in 1992 in Seattle with Unexpected Productions. There she performed weekly in countless long-form shows and TheatreSports for 15 years. During her time at Unexpected Productions, Jill served as the Associate Artistic Director, Education Director, a teacher, and a performer. She returned to Unexpected Productions as Education Director in 2017.
She has been on 13 European tours with Unexpected Productions performing improv in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, France. Italy and the Netherlands.
She is proud to be a member of the Orcas Island Project, an international improv group, including Tom Johnson. founded in 2005 by Randy Dixon.
While living in Philadelphia, Jill joined Stray, a New York improv group as a player/director, and performed at Armando Diaz’s theatre, The Magnet. She has also been a guest performer and teacher for Hot Cocco Productions in Hartford, Connecticut.