Jill Bernard

jill@hugetheater.com

 

Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown   Height: 5’7”   Weight: 165 lbs

Improv

COMEDYSPORTZ- TWIN CITIES – Improviser/Workshop Instructor for improv troupe since 1993.

HUGE IMPROV THEATER – Founding member, local improv theater.

DRUM MACHINE – Award-winning solo improvised musical. Performances in over thirty states across the country. Internationally in Gjøvik, Norway; Toronto, St John and Vancouver, CA.

SCRAM – Improv duo with Joe Bill, a nationally recognized improvisor from the Annoyance Theater in Chicago.  Performs at festivals across the country.

STORYBOX – A DeMaat Showcase coached improv ensemble under Jonathan Pitts at the Second City Training Center.

Television/Film

DELUXE CHECKS - web videos, improvised on scenarios. Three Volts Productions.

KS95 - commercials for local radio station, host of fake cable access show. Runner Runner Productions.

CHEX MIX “PARTY CRASHERS" –   web video for General Mills. Three Volts Productions.

MTV "MADE" –  Featured improv coach for Alyssa Williams. “Comedian” episode 610.

Industrial

UNITED HEATHGROUP - Spokesperson, job descriptions for employment website videos. In-house.

Voiceovers

(RE)FORM - Voiceovers, multiple characters/narrator for conformation cartoon series. Sparkhouse.

ONCE UPON A CHILD - Voiceover for local retail commercial.  

BIG FOOT VS. PLANET EARTH – Voice of female lead spider in educational cartoon. www.sciencecomms.com

Stage

LOOK MA, NO PANTS – Performer/Writer/Improviser in the Scrimshaw Brothers' critically acclaimed monthly variety show.

NANO-DREAMS & NANO-NIGHTMARES - Performer/Writer, educational show, Science Museum of Minnesota.

MEDEA MEDEA - one-woman show Absolute Originals, Intermedia Arts

Training

University of MN - BA in Theater

Singing instruction from Roderick Teh,

Improv Workshops at iO Chicago, the Annoyance Theater, Brave New Workshop and improv festivals; teachers include Mick Napier, Del Close, Paul Sills, and Keith Johnstone.

Special Skills

Singing - London College of Music Musical Theater Certification Grade 3, Soprano

Funny voices


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