Laugh with your new besties like Sarah and Jen!

For our very first double community spotlight, we had to sit down and chat with two ladies who met in level 1 improv and now are inseparable parts of each other’s lives. Both of them joined improv to spark joy in their lives– Sarah’s husband was deployed, and Jen was … Read More

Let creativity flow like Suzanne Bates

Suzanne’s infectious joy in the improv community is easily seen within moments of meeting her. Improv has opened up her creative flow and helped her be more open to inspiration in all forms of her life. She recently moved to San Diego from Portland, Oregon, to chase her dreams of … Read More

Engineer by day Spotlight on fun with Kory McKiou!

“There is an unlimited creative freedom on the stage, and you don’t get that with most hobbies.” Reminiscing about how easy it was in college to join new hobbies, Kory McKiou our January spotlight shares that improv was the first place for him that allowed a much needed creative space. Kory is an engineer by day, and less than a year ago, someone without any theatre … Read More

Treat Your Self! Like Jennifer Mason did.

“Choose scary things to do, and the things that happen to you in life won’t seem so scary.” That’s what Jennifer believes and improv was one of those scary things she took a chance on.  A self-identified introvert that deals with anxiety, she decided last year to treat herself and … Read More

Make lifelong friends with Josh Garcia!

Josh is currently a level 5 student at Finest City Improv. He is originally from Altus, Oklahoma. He finds himself in San Diego by way of El Paso, Los Angeles & Houston. He first was introduced to improv in Los Angeles at iO West. Currently a level 5 student, he also … Read More

Play like a kid again like Mandy Griffith

Mandy Griffith is a Level 6 graduate and a proud member of the FCI community. That’s why she’s our Community Spotlight! Mandy’s Level 1 class stuck together from beginning to end, and now they’re all great friends who might have never found each other without taking that first step… signing … Read More

Jump in like Rachael Guerra

Rachael is in her final term of classes at Finest City Improv. She shares that her awesome class and amazing teachers who have guided her are her reasons that “she will never stop doing improv.” We are sad to see Rachael go but support her as her career is taking … Read More

Step out like Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson is our community spotlight this month! He lets out his “wacky ideas” through improvisation and enjoys his tight knit class community– often spotted doing trivia or seeing shows together! Adam is a filmmaker based out of San Diego, CA. In 2010, he founded the independent production company Giant Face … Read More

Find your ‘hideout’ like Marty Burtwell

We got to chat with the one and only Marty Burtwell! He’s a stand-up comic who decided to try improv for fun once moving to San Diego, and he decided to stick around (he’s in Level 4!) for the community, support and performance opportunities! About Marty: This left-handed Pisces hails … Read More

“Go Big!” like Monica Royal

Monica’s story is one of my favorites. After standing out with her shining personality in our Free Discover Improv class, we were so sad to see her walk out without signing up. We finished clean up and heard a banging on the door. “SIGN ME UP NOW BEFORE I REGRET … Read More