Karen Graci & Nick Armstrong Workshops – Full Weekend
Unscrewed Theater is proud to welcome Karen Graci & Nick Armstrong to Tucson for four improv workshops during our 5th Anniversary weekend, February 1-3!
About Karen Graci:
A proud native of Buffalo, NY, Karen Graci is a writer, improviser, and actor. While touring with Chicago’s famed Second City National Touring Company, Karen was featured in the theater’s first-ever USO Tour, entertaining American troops in Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. She also performed ten shows a week as a resident cast member in The Best of Second City at The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas for over a year.
Karen is currently a writer for the new Netflix comedy, Tuca and Bertie, featuring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, set to debut in early 2019. She has also written for the Netflix comedy, Girlboss, and the Hulu drama, Blue, starring Julia Stiles.
Karen loves improvising at the Westside with LA’s longest running Harold Team, King Ten. When not writing or performing, she counts the days until her beloved Buffalo Bills make the playoffs again. On a related note, Karen also sighs a lot and drinks.
About Nick Armstrong:
Nick is an Actor, Improvisor and Writer living in Los Angeles, CA. On TV Nick has been on the Emmy-Award winning shows The Office and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, New Girl, Hot in Cleveland, Stan Against Evil and Parks and Recreation. He has also Executive Produced, acted, and written a pilot for A&E. He was recently chosen as a finalist for TruTV at the NYTVF in 2017 where his pilot could be picked up for air.
Nick has trained at The Groundlings and iO West. He is an alum of The Sunday Company at the Groundlings and currently performs at the world-famous iO West on LA’s Critically Acclaimed Harold Team King Ten. Nick is currently the Artistic Director of Mi’s Westside Comedy Theater, and teaches and performs there. He has also taught improv at iO West, The Groundlings, and has done workshops and headlined festivals all over the world.
Nick is also the Camp Director and Founder of Camp Improv Utopia, a 501(c)(3) Non Profit improv retreat for grown ups. He is also one of the founding members of the The Improv Network.