Amey’s Bio: The Artistic Director and Founder of Improv Training Hub, She was the Artistic Director of E-MPROV.COM, Produced & Hosted Indie Cage Match at UCB Theatre East Village from 2011-2016. Amey started at UCB NY in 2001 you can see some of her work on UCBcomedy.com, Funny or Die, The Food Network, IFC Channel and Youtube ‘Upton Abbey’ & ‘Best Cupcakes in the world’. Amey moved to LA in November 2016 and currently teaches improv at M.I. Westside Comedy.
You can see her perform at Westside Comedy Theater every month in Improv Famous, Women Aren’t Funny & The Faculty Show.
Her Past Improv Teams and or shows: Lucy, Krompf, Indie Cage Match Host & Producer (UCB east), Wicked Fuckin’ Queeah (UCBT), Fart Police, Spoiled Space Monkeys, Chica Go Go (PIT), & Nit Wits (Annoyance Theatre). Film Noir, Sunnyside Up Players, UCBW, The Ol’ Factory: Krompf sketch show, FILTH (UCB Harold team), Your Favorite Thing, The Documentary, After School Super Power Hour and other stuff and things. The PIT – The Scene, Upton Abbey, Chica go go, Faculty Show. The MAGNET – Lights out Shirley, You are not alone
Amey has directed and or coached over 500+ improvisation groups/sketch teams and off broadway productions. UCB Maude Teams: ( MIX TAPE 98′, THE SKUNTZ, 27 KIDNEYS), Killgore The Musical (asst. director/art director), The Documentary UCB class (co-teacher w/ Billy Merritt) House Teams at The PIT, The Magnet and High school kids across America. She also teaches improv online to teams who are in different states and countries around the world.
TV: Raising McCain – Improv Expert, Giving you the Business – The Food Network, Hewlett Packard Total Care, Sundance Channel Doc Day Promos, PBS Create Channel, IFC Channel -Positive Reinforcement (Animated Short – Lead Freddy)
Taught Film/TVProduction/Theatre/Animation/Improvisation at Elementary Schools around NYC from 2001-2014
Amey has taught her Krompf class and workshops on Stripping down the game to expand it at WICF in Boston, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Chinese Menu in DC, Kansas City MO, Improv Utopia Camp East, Hartford Improv Fest, Steel Stacks Improv Fest, Omaha Improv Festival, Tampa bay improv festival, all over NYC and in February at the San Diego Improv Festival, Seattle Torch Theater, Portland Oregon Curious Comedy, Finest City Improv in San Diego Kansas City MO & Denver Colorado. She was also on an episode of Jimmy Carane Improv Nerds, Kevin Mullaneys Improv resource Center Podcast and various other comedy podcasts (just search your iTunes podcasts if you so desire.)
Amey also co-created an improv card game called Humans Being improv card game that is available to buy on amazon.com.
Krompf is a form that was created by the indie team that started in 2001 at The Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC with Joe Wengert, Neil Casey, Ryan Karels & Amey Goerlich.