KCACTFRegVII2019 has ended
The University of Oregon in Eugene will play host to our festival this year. We are most excited to be in the land of the Duck!! This year, the festival is a walking festival, so bring your umbrella, waterproof shoes and jacket, some layers and a sunshine(y) disposition.
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Theresa Robbins Dudeck

Global Improvisation Initiative (GII)
Co-Founder/Creative Team
Theresa Robbins Dudeck, PhD, has taught improvisation all over the world in both academic and professional settings. She is considered one of the foremost teachers of Keith Johnstone’s Impro System of training. She wrote the critically acclaimed "Keith Johnstone: A Critical Biography" (Bloomsbury 2013) and is directing Johnstone’s documentary. Theresa also co-founded the Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) which will have its second symposium, co-hosted by Improbable theatre company and Middlesex University (London), in May 2019. Beyond traditional theatre practice, Theresa is an applied impro specialist who facilitates training sessions in leadership, team building, communication, change management, co-constructed learning, etc., for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. The book Theresa co-edited, "Applied Improvisation: Leading, Collaborating, and Creating Beyond the Theatre" (Methuen Drama 2018), has been so well received that two additional volumes have been green-lighted. Theresa has just been awarded a 2019 U.S. Scholar Fulbright to teach/research improvisation with faculty and graduate students in education and theatre in Brazil at UFMG.