2013 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 Decaneas is a professional improviser and sketch comic. Outside of IRTE, he can be seen with improv troupe Chompers and many of Gotham City Improv's house shows including award winning Off the Top of Our Heads. Alex writes, produces, and edits work for stage and video, and has been highlighted in numerous comedy festivals; Chicago Improv Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts and Boston Improv Festival to name a few. Alex teaches, coaches, and directs improv and sketch comedy. www.thedeek.org

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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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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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Jeff O'Leary
Jeff O'Leary

Jeff has studied improv in LA, NY and Austin with such great teachers as Dave Razowsky, Tom Booker, Armando Diaz, and John Frusciante. He's been a member of several improv groups, including indie NYC teams Goodnight Everybody and Jackson Trollop. He also created his own original form: The Mitch-o-scene. Jeff has performed in a number of short films, and both directed and starred in Thrift Store Cowboy and Chinga Chango. He currently performs with the 3-person improv team Chompers.

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Isabelle Owens
Isabelle Owens

Isabelle is an actor, improviser and writer. She has studied improv at the PIT and is a current member of the improv group Agent Cooper.

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