Want to make improv easy? Tired of rules that put you in your head? Want to play and forget you’re on stage? This workshop will explore ways to enter the state of flow so that you won’t need the cops in your head to tell you what to do. All you need is the spirit you had when you were a kid!
Jet Eveleth has been performing with the improvisational group The Reckoning at the iO Theater since 2001. She travels with the show “Adsit & Eveleth” with Scott Adsit of 30 Rock and the show “I Live Next Door To Horses” (Winner of Del Close Award for Best Scripted Show). She has performed at the Andy Kaufman Awards and was listed as New City magazine’s “Top 50 Players” in Chicago for 2010 and 2012. She recently created and played an original character in the show Absinthe at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, called the greatest show in Vegas history by Las Vegas Weekly. The Huffington Post described the show as “Risqué, dangerous and mind-altering… It is poetic, beautiful, inspiring and insulting. The greatest show on earth.” She developed the television pilots Ditch Mitchem, You Should Be Famous, Jet Across America (MTV) and most recently an original sketch pilot for NBC. You can hear her voice characters on the TV show Animals now in it’s third season on HBO. Her film works includes American Legacy, One-Small Hitch and Close Quarters. In 2012 she toured Europe performing and teaching physical theater with The Second City and the US Embassy. She is faculty at The Second City Conservatory Program, iO Theater and was the former artistic director of the Chicago Improv Festival. She also created the curriculum and taught at Columbia College’s Comedy Studies Program, where she also received her Masters in Interdisciplinary Arts.