Stephen Davidson

Impromiscuous is so named because I love to improvise with all kinds of different people and in all kinds of styles. I’ve made it my improv mission to keep my finger in as many improv pies as I can, and I love it!

Stephen Davidson is the Artistic Director of The Improvised Play,  Improvable, QI: Queer Improv, Carmen: A gender-swapped Film Noir Fantasy, and of Zeal: The Pride Improv Festival. Stephen is the author of two books about improv, Play Like an Ally and Improvising Gender. Stephen teaches improv independently and through City Academy and  Hoopla Improv. He has taught and performed all over the world, and regularly leads improv teacher training courses for theatres and schools. Stephen is also a founding member of Safe Play, a European group working to combat sexual harassment in improv, and a board member of the International Theatresports Institute.

Stephen loves improv and one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. When coaching and directing improv he prides himself on creating a positive environment so that players can perform at their best. Stephen has studied improv through i/o Chicago,  Annoyance, UCB, Hoopla, The Maydays, Music Box, Showstoppers, Imprology, and with many artists including Dave Razowsky, Bill Arnett, Kaci Beeler, Heather Anne Campbell, Deanna Fleysher, and more.