|Posted by Jon Lannen on September 20, 2017 at 10:15 AM|
For immediate release:
Denver, CO- Jon Jon & Co. has given a rebirth to the all-queer improv comedy ensemble Gaybies! The Gaybies, originally cast in January 2016, has had their run at the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse extended and will a headline show at The Clocktower Cabaret. Along with the slate of shows, the LGBT comedy group also has a new director.
The Gaybies are Denver's only gay and lesbian improv troupe. The group has locked down a six-show run at the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse. The show dates are September 9th, October 12th & 19th, November 30th, December 14th & 21st.
The all-queer ensemble will also headline a show at the legendary Clocktower Cabaret on November 12th.
The Gaybies, all original cast members, are Catey Brannan, Matt Brown, Michaela Clinton, Ryan Datteri, Rachael Price, Pam Russell and Marina Swain. The group was also appointed a new director in Joy Carletti. Jon Jon Lannen, owner of Jon Jon & Co. states, "We are thrilled to have such an incredible ally and talented performer join the Jon Jon & Co. family! Joy is a perfect fit to be directing the Gaybies. With her background and energy, she's going to take this group to the next level."
Joy Carletti, a veteran improviser and seasoned director, is the new director of the Gaybies. Carletti shares, "My greatest passion as an improv director is finding great stories." She continues to say "I'm excited to explore story, characters, and more with the talented and funny improvisers of Gaybies! Thrilled to be helming this amazing group."
About Joy Carletti:
Joy Carletti holds a BA in Theatre from Rhode Island College and has studied improv with Improv Asylum (Boston, MA), BATS (San Francisco, CA), and The Hideout Theater (Austin, TX). She's been a guest artist with ImprovBoston and Un-Scripted Theater. Joy currently performs with the duoprovs Orchestrated Happenstance and The Operatives and is the director/producer for narrative troupe The Nimble Hive and now, the Gaybies.
Gaybies Improv is in its second season and is Denver's only all gay and lesbian improv ensemble. The current cast of Gaybies includes Matt Brown, Catey Brannan, Michaela Clinton, Ryan Datteri, Rachael Price, Pam Russell and Marina Swain. Joy Carletti serves as the Director.
About Jon Jon & Company:
Jon Jon & Company is a boutique firm specializing in coaching, comedy and consulting. For Jon Jon & Co. alumni, click here.