2013 IRTEam

2019 IRTEam

Robert Baumgardner
Robert Baumgardner

Robert received a degree in acting/directing from UNC - Greensboro, and studied comedy improv at the PIT and Gotham City Improv. He not only performs with IRTE (founding member) but has directed several of their shows. He has appeared at improv festivals in NYC, Philadelphia, Tampa, Portland, and New Orleans, and has performed scripted work around the world including the McCarter Theater, Indiana Rep, and Teatro Franco Parenti in Milan, Italy. He is also a member of the famed Actors Studio.

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Izzy Church
Izzy Church

Izzy Church is a self-empowered entertainer dedicated to creating entertaining and educational content for a wide audience. She has been recognized as an actress, author and artist. Izzy studied acting with Maggie Flanigan, Shakespeare from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with Shane-Ann Younts, Improv with UCB and IN Studios, film production at SVA, and graduated Suma Cum Laude from MaryMount Manhattan College with a degree in Communication Arts, specializing in writing for film and television.

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Nannette Deasy
Nannette Deasy

Nannette Deasy, AEA, is the Founder and Artistic Director of IRTE. She has performed at the The PIT, UCB, Chicago City Limits, Gotham City Improv, Gotham Comedy Club, the Public Theatre, LaMama Etc., Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, theatre festivals all around the country and the Teatro Franco Parenti in Milan, Italy. She also performs as one half of the comedy duo Double-D (with former IRTE Graceann Dorse).

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Jamie Maloney
Jamie Maloney

Jamie Maloney has been a comedy performer for the past 22 years, including 18 as an improviser. He appeared in virtually every show at Gotham City Improv from 2005 to 20011 and is a founding member of IRTE, The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble. He has been a teacher, a coach, and has conceptualized and developed many original shows and characters which have been showcased at venues in New York and Philadelphia. He has more comic books than he cares to admit.

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