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Melissa McGlensey speaks on the comedy festival

With the Comedy Festival postponed artist’s and comedians find themselves with material to share and bring some much needed smile and laughter to the public arena. One such artist is Melissa McGlensey a writer, comedian, and filmmaker originally from Orange County, California. Melissa spoke to 3KND about supporting artists who find themselves without work.

In Melbourne, Melissa is the director of Completely Improvised Potter as well as a company member of Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare.

She has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy with a number of theaters all across the world including the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (both LA and NYC), Reckless Theater in New York, Impro Melbourne, The Improv Conspiracy, Laugh Masters Academy (Sydney and Melbourne) and most recently Second City Chicago. Melissa was also a founding member of Chicago's only all-female improvised Shakespeare team, The Shrews.


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