Instructors

Mike Gregorek has been studying, performing and teaching theater and improvisation for roughly a decade. He began his studies in musical theater at the Catholic University of America, where he also trained classical theatre while studying abroad in London. After arriving in NYC he studied improvisation with the Upright Citzens Brigade.  Professionally he has performed in various capacities specializing in musical theater, Shakespeare, stand up and improvisation. He has been a part of the ComedySportz professional ensemble since 2004 (first in DC and then NYC) and been teaching improvisation with ComedySportz since 2006. Mike has run classes and trainings for both teens and adults throughout the tri-state area and is currently the Director of Entertainment for the Jekyll and Hyde Club.

 

Brooke Turner is an actor and comedienne in NYC.  She is classically trained with an MFA and BFA in Theatre.

In addition to her commercial, and film/tv work, Brooke is currently on the PIT Sketch Comedy House Team, Run DMV, where she acts and writes sketches monthly. She has also performed Off-Broadway in plays, and other comedic shows such as Old School Sketch Show, and Dancify That. And, of course you can see her improvise with Comedy Sportz New York several Saturdays a month at The Broadway Comedy Club. Brooke has been teaching acting for over twelve years across the east coast. Her popular movement workshop at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival was attended by over 100 students. She currently teaches with Comedy Sportz, Queensborough Community College, and The Gateway Playhouse. Brooke believes that everyone can learn from an improv class, whether they want to improve their acting/comedic chops, learn to communicate better, or just step out of their comfort zone.

 

Jason Scott Quinn has been studying and performing improv since 2001. He has studied with Ali Farahnakian , Armando Diaz, Kevin Mullaney, Billy Merritt, and Rachel Hamilton to name a few (and short-change many). Jason has performed improv at DSI Comedy Theater (MISTER DIPLOMAT), Magnet Theater (LEGEND), The PIT (Super Free Mondays & Wednesdays), & UCB Theatre (The Documentary). Jason played with Comedysportz North Carolina from 2005-2007 prior to joining Comedysportz NYC in 2014. He has performed as an actor in the New York & Regional Theatre, Film/TV, and in numerous commercials. Jason has taught acting and/or improvisation at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Bucks County Community College, The PIT, DSI Comedy Theater (Comedysportz NC), Florida Studio Theatre, American Stage, and Comedysportz NYC. He has coached improv groups and taught workshops in New York, North Carolina, and Florida. Jason has an MFA in Acting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is a graduate of The Circle in the Square Theatre School.

Robert Price started his Comedysportz career as a freshman in CSz Houston’s High School League under the tutelage of the legendary Kelly Harkins. His senior year, Robert was awarded the coveted Tommy Tune Award for Best Actor in a musical and, less importantly, Prom King. While performing on CSz Houston’s pro-team he earned a BFA in Playwriting at The University of Houston. At U of H he ventured into Long-form Improvisation with hilariously named groups like Phortasics and Flirt Reynolds. He spent two summers in Chicago at The Second City and The iO Theater before returning to Houston to teach Improvisation at Beta Theater. Now he lives in New York City and regularly performs in The Cheep Show as a stand up comedian, freestyle rapper and banjoist. The Cheep Show has traveled to Florida and Vermont, and is waiting to be discovered on YouTube.

 

Michael Jeffery Cohen trained in improvisation at The Second City Training Center conservatory program and ImprovOlympic (now iO) in Chicago, where he performed on the house team Mr. Blonde and several other Harold teams. Since joining ComedySportz 20 years ago, he has been on the roster of ComedySportz Chicago, Philadelphia and NYC. He has taught, coached and directed improvisation in Philadelphia and New York. His favorite color is great.