The Team at IMPROVentures
C.E.O. -- Creative Energy
Milo Shapiro is involved in virtually every
aspect of the company - from marketing to bookings to performance. He had 15 years of corporate and government experience as a computer programmer
and project lead before making the full-time move to corporate training,
public speaking, and improv entertainment through IMPROVentures.
He began studying improv in 1990,
joined his first troupe in 1992, and began teaching in 1993. Since that
time, he has been in literally thousands of improvisation scenes and taught
hundreds of classes.
More on his experience can be
found on his qualifications page.
C.I.O. -- Chief Improv Overseer
Lee Krevat began his practice of improv in
1980 with New York City’s "Chicago City Limits", where he
studied until leaving for Carnegie Mellon University, well known for its
excellent Theatre program – although Lee graduated with a degree in Computer
is currently Director of Information Technology for Sempra Energy by day and an
improviser whenever possible by night. In an effort to bring his two worlds together, Lee
collaborates with Milo Shapiro on the presentation “Whose Line-Manager Is It
C.F.O. -- Corporate Fun Officer
J. Willcock has served as manager and entertainment director in numerous
nightclubs and restaurants over the past 15 years.
In the process, she successfully crossed both the entertainment and
business worlds as she balanced the varying needs of entertainers, catering
staff, and meeting planners.
owner and executive producer of Fish-On-A-Stick Talent, she has produced
improvisation, sketch comedy shows, musical revues and more, leaving her
known by many fans in Michigan as “Princess Laura”.
Laura is pleased to be available to co-present “Whose Line-Manager Is
It Anyway?” and "TheaterMakers"
D.C.M. -- Director of Childish Mirth
Joanne has been studying and performing improvisation since the early
nineties, including twice attending two-week intensives in Calgary to hone her
craft with the founder/guru of
TheatreSports, Keith Johnstone. Beyond her years of improv work with the
San Diego chapter of TheatreSports, Joanne has been a member of three other
troupes as well and was a part of the "Dr. Zoolittle" improvised mystery show at
the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
Joanne capably assists Milo in TEAMprovising at times when the group could use
more than one person keeping things moving well on track.
H.R.M. -- Humor Resource Manager
Jennings is the co-owner of Face to Face Productions, bringing together religion
and theatre for audiences who appreciate the value in both.
is a co-creator of TheaterMakers and is happy to step into either role in the
show when he is needed for a show.
I.T.A. -- Inspirational Training
Mooney has been a staple of the San Diego improvisation community since the
1980s, appearing in multiple troupes and teaching classes for nearly a
decade. Her training is rooted in the belief that improvisation thrives
when we are listening, supporting, and committing.
is through these beliefs that she becomes a strong resource for co-teaching the
TEAMprovising™ course with Milo at IMPROVentures. Co-teaching allows for
demonstration and more personal feedback than when TEAMprovising™ is taught by a
draws upon other resources as well
needed to create the best fit for your event!
For more information about our programs or staff,
Georgia St. #7
San Diego CA 92103-4601
San Diego............. (619) 542-0761
Free.................... (866) 219-9853
For information on improvisation as:
1) a business training workshop
a keynote presentation
entertainment for a business/social function
see the IMPROVentures' home page: