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IRTE

IRTE(rhymes with "purty"), the "Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble" is a NYC-based company of improvisers who perform a full season of original themed, character-driven, comic improvised theatre. More information about the company can be found at [1]

IRTE was founded in 2011 and has appeared at the 2013 Tampa Improv Festival, the 15th Anniversary Del Close Marathon, the 2013 Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre and Film Festival, the 2013 New Orleans Comedy Arts Festival and the 2012 Portland Improv Festival. In New York, IRTE enjoyed a residency at Gotham City Improv in 2013 with occasional performances at the People's Improv Theatre (the PIT). IRTE has also performed at Parkside Lounge, Luca Lounge and The Creek and the Cave. Individual members' credits also include performances at Upright Citizens Brigade, the Groundlings, the Magnet, as well as professional off-Broadway and regional theater and feature film productions (The Public Theater, The Kennedy Center, NY Theater Workshop).

Past Seasons

2013

The Groovy Gang Adventures:

Original Concept by Nannette Deasy, Directed by Pat Shay​


INTERLUDES 2063:

Original Concept and Directed by Alex Decaneas. With Special Guest Improvisers Stacy Price and Stephen Thornton


vIRTEgo Circus:

Original Concept and Directed by Nannette Deasy (Gotham City Improv, NYC), Directed by Pat Shay​ (Tampa Improv Festival, FL) With Special Guest Improvisers Evie Aronson, Adam Leong and Marcia Sofley


SPACE PROBE

Original Concept by Robert Baumgardner Directed by Bleep Blorp BoobleAaks VII With Special Guest Improvisers Graceann Dorse and Stephen Thornton​


The Clique

Original Concept and Directed by Jeff O’Leary With Special Guest Improviser Graceann Dorse


2012

Hint!

​Original Concept and Directed by Curt Dixon ​With Special Guest Improvisers Isabelle Owens and Jeff O'Leary


vIRTEgo

Directed by Nannette Deasy With Special Guest Improvisers Isabelle Owens and Marc Adam Smith


Mrs. Carrol's 3rd Grade Houghton Mifflin Spelling Class

Original Concept by Nannette Deasy Directed by Jeff LaGreca With Special Guest Improviser Isabelle Owens


That Kick Ass Time Jump Show(Please don't sue us, Scott Bakula)

Original Concept by Adam Leong Directed by Robert Baumgardner (PIT, Parkside, the Creek and the Cave, NYC) Directed by Pat Shay​ (New Orleans Comedy Arts Festival, LA) With Special Guest Improvisers Evie Aronson, Philip Casale and Jeff O'Leary

IRTEam

2014 IRTEam: Robert Baumgardner, Nannette Deasy, Alex Decaneas, Curt Dixon, Graceann Dorse, Jamie Maloney and Marcia Sofley

2013 IRTEam: Robert Baumgardner, Nannette Deasy, Alex Decaneas, Curt Dixon, Jamie Maloney, Danielle Montezinos, Jeff O'Leary, Isabelle Owens

2012 IRTEam: Robert Baumgardner, Nannette Deasy, Alex Decaneas, Curt Dixon, Adam Leong, Donna Lobello, Jamie Maloney, Danielle Montezinos, Johnny Zito