We perform short form and long form improv. Come and see them goof around with some great comedy sports type games, or create meaningful long form theatrical plays. On any given night they have no idea what you'll see, but they can guarantee that you're the only ones who will ever see it!
Kelsey Yuhara, hailing from San Jose, California, is the founder of The Clap and performed with the group from 2013-2017. After a few years living the life of a digital nomad for Tea Time Inc. -- the creators of Turkish Tea Time and CleverDeck, she now finds herself in London where is performs with the London-based improv groups Comediasians, Genie-us, and Improv the Dead.
Curtis has been improvising for 20 years, getting his start at the Improv Olympic Theater in Chicago. Moving to Istanbul in 2005, he has been coaching and performing improvisation here for 10 years. In addition to improvising, you can see him directing and performing in musicals and pantos with Speech Bubbles.
Kenny joined The Clap and began his improv life in the summer of 2015. He enjoys doing both short form and long form and has had the pleasure of performing at the Athens improv festival Mount Olymprov.
Michelle Deniz Rinehart
Necle began doing improv in 2016. She basically lives inside a television set and enjoys bringing out wacky characters on stage with her when she chooses to return to Earth.
Chris Wall has been involved in improv for a year now. He has also been involved in Speech Bubbles and film making.
Tyler has been improvising for a few years now as one half of the Ephemerata duo, and previously he was a part of the Square Peg Theatre Troupe, the spiritual mother of English theater in Istanbul. Tyler likes drinking beer, watching football, and playing D&D.
Shane's drama career was shattered when an orange thrown from the crowd at his school play hit him square in the forehead, aged 15. Over a decade later, he is back on stage as the token - and best - Irish man in Barely Legal. Shane enjoys non sequiturs and the 'ü' sound in 'Müdürülü'. Potato.
Performer extraordinaire, this pesky Syrian performer has lived in 5 countries, speaks 4 languages, and shows no indication of stopping. If he's not on stage doing improv, he's on stage doing childeren's theater, stand-up, sketch shows or on his imaginary stage performing to an imaginary audience. so he kinda loves being on stage...