Elizabeth Quinn

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Co-host of Improvised New York with Justin Zell. Member of The Wilhelm.


Elizabeth Quinn is a writer and improviser in New York City. She spent two years as a member of the PIT house team The Wilhelm. She has studied with teachers from UCB, Second City, The Groundlings and The PIT. In October 2009, The Wilhelm created "In The Dark: An Improvised Film Noir" which they performed at The PIT. Complete with a 1940s music soundtrack and special sound effects, The Wilhelm created an entirely improvised film noir story on stage based on a suggestion from the audience. The show was directed by Kevin Scott with technical direction by Geoff Grimwood. Promo: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=146190089535&oid=145868171970

She is the co-creator/co-host of Improvised New York, a podcast devoted to interviews and discussions with members of the New York improvisation community.

As a member of The Lab Rats, she helped create the feature-length improvised film, "Unscrewed," which received accolades at several international film festivals and premiered at the Quad Theater in New York in February 2005.

She won first place in the 2005 Scriptapalooza TV contest for her "Arrested Development" spec script.

Elizabeth continues to perform regularly at the PIT with Lorie Steele as one half of the two-prov team STEELE/QUINN and teaches and coaches improvisation throughout New York City.