How Improv Helped Brenna Follow Her Feet and Increase Her Happiness

how improv helped brenna find happiness

Brenna Judkins, once held back by agoraphobia, bravely shares how improv helped take steps to expand her comfort zone. Her big improv takeaway… “follow your feet!” Watch the 2-minute student spotlight video In Brenna’s Own Words: “I just finished Level 3 and I’ve been going to FCI since May of … Read More

Find your voice like Victoria Koenitzer

By day, she is a powerhouse attorney and by night, Victoria finds her voice on stage. Although originally “terrified” of the idea of getting up and presenting, she fell in love with improv as a way to feel confident in her job. She finds that both in law and improv, … Read More

(Re)Learn to listen like Ariel Weingarten

We feel so lucky to have a community member like Ariel in our midst. Not only do they have an infectious joy whenever we are all together, they have an amazing amount of insight and intellect. They are one of the few exceptions of our student community, having had a … Read More

Get Vulnerable like Pete Olsen

Pete and his partner, Travis started a cross country journey to San Diego and happened to find founder Amy Lisewski was looking at that time for roommates. Is there anything more “Yes! And…” then a new life beginning, in a new city, with a brand new home? Well luckily for … Read More

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