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Friday, September 1 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Tales from the Strange Planet Earth

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Presented by Washington Improv Theater.

Welcome to Tales from the Strange Planet Earth! Each month the moons align here in the Trazar system and for an hour we receive a clear signal of television and film transmissions from a planet known as earth. Join your host, Bik Bak, as he leads a discussion of the broadcasts with the Theta Quadrant's foremost experts on humans. As always, we've captured two human guests to help us better understand the strange alien customs of the inhabitants of earth. Don't miss out on the hottest show critics are calling, "Informative and disturbing!"


Caroline Chen

Washington Improv Theater
Caroline is grateful she talked herself into giving improv a try. She remembers once shrinking in her audience seat and praying not to be selected to join performers onstage at an improv show she attended. The weird ways of life have since propelled her through WIT’s curriculum... Read More →
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Nina Hsu

National Institutes of Health
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Alex Kazanas

Washington Improv Theater
Alex has been improvising since 2014, and he's finally gotten himself out of that paper bag. He performs with the WIT Harold team Richie, seasonal WIT productions Die! Die! Die! and Citizens' Watch, indie team The Female Accent (of which he's a founding member), and the duo Pillow... Read More →

Ryan Krull

Washington Improv Theater
Ryan was literally given the gift of improv for his birthday in January of 2013, and he has been addicted ever since. He performs with Going To The Movies Alone (a trio of experimental longform performers based of made up movies), Commonwealth (WIT house ensemble) and Ugh (an all-gay... Read More →

Virginia Lyon

Virginia's entrance into this world was unscripted and she's been improvising ever since. Like many, Virginia leaned into comedy as a method for making friends, getting out of self-dug holes, and not having to pay for therapy. 

Zach Mason

Washington Improv Theater
Zach Mason has been praised for his character work. Usually like, “A lot of interesting characters... a lot of sad characters.” Since starting in 2014, Zach has studied improv and sketch at WIT and Dojo Comedy. He is also a founding member of the indie troupes Helper Pony and... Read More →

Molly Murchie

Washington Improv Theater
Molly Murchie has been improvising since 2001 when she began training with Washington Improv Theater. It changed her life, and she has the husband and two kids to prove it. Since then, she has performed as a founding member of WIT ensemble Jackie, as co-creator and director of Washington... Read More →

Jonathan Murphy

Washington Improv Theater
In 2011, Jonathan thought he was just 'doing improv for fun'. Someone pointed out he was in four groups, doing it six nights a week, and obsessively talking about every show he saw. In that moment he realized he was all in for the rest of his life.

Ceci De Robertis

Washington Improv Theater
Ceci De Robertis was so terrified when she first started improv in 2012 that she threw up before her 1A showcase. Before long, she realized the stage was fun and fell in love with the art! A graduate of Washington Improv Theater’s training program, Ceci currently performs with the... Read More →

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Bjorn Munson

Programming Coordinator, Museum of Science Fiction
A lifelong fan of science fiction in all media, Bjorn currently feeds his need to tell SF and other stories as artistic director of Jabberwocky Audio Theater and through independent film work. He currently feeds his family by being a technology program manager. He tries not to feed... Read More →

Friday September 1, 2017 8:45pm - 10:00pm PDT
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