San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Kids will get a try at learning the basics of comedy improv! Great for listening, trust building, self confidence, and learning to work together!
Jill Olson studied improvisation at the iO Theater and Second City.
She went on to perform on Soundchek and AIRBOURNE! at the iO Theater
She is the producer of Storytown, a fully improvised, interactive
story for children 3-10 years old and their families. She has
performed with The Moving Dock Theatre Company in Unsung Stars, Frugal Love, The Quiltmaker’s Gift, and Dear...Reply, Forward, Send.
Other Chicago credits include The Story of Francis and Wild Gil, The SAINT
Plays, American Machine and Other Works, 365 Sketches, and 7 Deadly
Plays. In addition to performing she has studied playwriting at The
Chicago Dramatists. Writing credits include Left Unnamed as part of
the 5th Annual Women's Performance Art Festival with Stockyards
Theatre Project, Eleanor in American Machine and Other Works, and
wrote and produced Mayfly: A Collection of Short Plays. Jill Olson has
served as Program Coordinator for This Is ME and currently handles
children’s programming for The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival in
connection with Stage 773 Theater. Before moving to Chicago, Jill
taught creative dramatics in the Baltimore School system