2012 IRTEam

Robert Baumgardner
Robert Baumgardner

Robert studies improv at the PIT. He has studied improv at Gotham City Improv, and sketch at UCB. He's a graduate of UNC-G's Theatre program, and is a cast member at Plays for Living. He's also a member of the Actors Studio. Go figure.

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Nannette Deasy
Nannette Deasy

Nannette is the Artistic Director of IRTE. She has performed comedy improv and sketch at the The PIT, UCB, Gotham City Improv, Chicago City Limits, and Gotham Comedy Club. She has been a member of numerous comedy groups, including the long-running short-form show Off the Top of Our Heads (GCI) and as the former Artistic Director of The Red Tie Mafia. She is currently a writer and performer for the PITtv sketch team Arthur Warburton. She is also a member of AEA.

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Alex Decaneas
Alex Decaneas

Alex is a professional improviser, commercial actor and sketch comic. He can be seen with the independent improv troupe Duvall, a number of Gotham City Improv's house shows including the award winning Off the Top of Our Heads, and is one half of the sketch comedy duo Fantastic Genius. Alex writes, produces, and edits work for stage and video, teaches improv and directs throughout NYC. He is a fan of sleeping, malted beverages, vinyl and his two cute but jerk dogs, Calvin and Beans.

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Curt Dixon
Curt Dixon

Curt first began doing improv with The Groundlings in Los Angeles. He now lives in New York where he has been doing improv for more than 10 years. He has performed with Gotham City Improv, The Red Tie Mafia and is a founding member of IRTE. He produced and directed the hit show Match Wits and has acted in several plays. He's written and produced short films and is always looking for new and creative outlets for his craft. He also enjoys beer

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Adam Leong
Adam Leong

Born to a Chinese man and an Irish woman, Adam has a freckle on his right nipple and can play air guitar with the best of them!

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Donna Lobello
Donna Lobello

Donna is a New York City based comedian/improvisor. She lived in Chicago last year. She just moved back to New York. She has taken more improv classes than anyone on the planet. She hopes she stays here, and works with IRTE forever.

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Jamie Maloney
Jamie Maloney

Jamie has been an improviser for over fourteen years, teaching coaching and performing with virtually every Improv theater and venue in NYC.

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Danielle Montezinos
Danielle Montezinos

Danielle is a professional Actress and Voice Over Artist who got into Improv in High School. She has studied Improv at UCB and is currently taking class at The PIT. Some favorite credits include: Mother Eve's Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood (web series and musical), Tony N' Tina's Wedding Off-Broadway, Many Musicals and shows as well as Indie Films and commercials. Danielle has a show called NYC Chick Coming out next month on Defuze.tv

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Johnny Zito
Johnny Zito

Improviser, stand-up comic, writer. Training: Improvisation under Paul Sills at Paul Sills' Wisconsin Theater Game Center and Gary Austin at Gary Austin Workshops. Acting under George Morrison and Mike Nichols for three years at New Actors Workshop. Writing under Steve Kaplan and Robert McKee. Stand-up credits: Opener for Dane Cook and Pauly Shore at The Comedy Store in LA., Demetri Martin, Joe Bolster, Greer Barnes (Chappelle's show) and Donnell Rawlings (Chappelle's Show) in NYC.

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