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The Improvisational Theater Company
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Forrest BrakemanFounding Member email@example.comForrest Brakeman is a co-founder and former Artistic Director of Los Angeles Theatresports, and the creator of the critically acclaimed Triple Play.He
also directed Lee Rosenthal's "Crushed, Tales of the Twenty-Nothing Generation in Los Angeles and New York", "We're From Moscow" - a musical comedy version of Chekhov's "The Three Sisters", and "Solomon's Minds".His
credits include: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Sunday Comics"; appearances with The Groundlings, Wrought Irony, and Faultline Theatre; stand-up comedy at The Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, and The Punch Line, The Other Cafe, The Holy City Zoo, and Cobb's Pub in San Francisco.He
has also been in a lot of other things, done a bunch of stuff, and has been known to direct traffic from inside his
LATheatresportsâ„¢ was ...
LATheatresportsâ„¢ was originally founded by Forrest Brakeman, Ellen Idelson and Dan Oâ€™Connor (Artistic Director of Impro Theatre) in 1988.
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Forrest BrakemanFounding Member
Impro Theatre - Home of Los Angeles Theatresports since 1988 » History
Forrest Brakeman, Ellen Idelson and Dan O'Connor founded Los Angeles Theatresports in 1988.
...Forrest Brakeman was a comedian and member of the long running "Faultline" improv and sketch comedy group, which included Greg Proops and Micheal McShane of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"
In 1988 Brakeman
, Idelson and O'Connor found themselves in Los Angeles wanting to do something different.
...Idelson and O'Connor had just come from Bay Area Theatresports, although Idelson took the circuitous route of going to the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard first before finally deciding to come to back to her native Los Angeles, and Brakeman had just finished directing a number of LA improv groups.
The company began exploring narrative in various styles and genres with Forrest Brakeman's
format called "Triple Play" in 1990.