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Friday, March 20 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Improvised Star Trek: The World of Improv and Star Trek... in conversation

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Patrick Stewart of Star Trek The Next Generation has recently embraced improv. Why? What is it about improv that inspires actors, geeks, and geeky actors the world over? The cast of Chicago's own Improvised Star Trek stage show and podcast explores improv, Star Trek, and why the secret to all of it might just be surrounding yourself with people who truly love what they're doing.

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Irene Marquette

Irene Marquette is an actor, director and writer. She is assistant manager of the iO Theater, teacher at the Annoyance theater, has directed plays, musicals and sketch shows and is currently directing a one man show for Second City's UP Theater. She performs with Super Human and does solo work all over the city and was very kindly called ‘profound and uproariously funny’ by the Huffington Post. She has enjoyed making up space stories with... Read More →
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Chris Rathjen

Christopher Rathjen is an actor, writer and filmmaker. During his time in Chicago he's been a member of some great groups at the iO Theater and around the city, including James Jackson, The Signatures, Ringo Starr, and The Talking Cure. He has brought Chicago comedy history to life with A Pocket Guide to Hell’s reenactment of The Compass Players and Studs' Place. He is a founder and co-owner of Very Clever Media, which produces the IST... Read More →
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Nick Wagner

Nick Wagner is an improviser, director, and writer. He performed with the Improvised Shakespeare Company and Laugh Out Loud Theater, and is a founder and co-owner of Very Clever Media, which has been responsible for several award-winning short films.


Friday March 20, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
C - LaSalle 1, 7th Floor Palmer House Hilton

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