I love improv a weird amount.

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The main thing I believe is that you can take comedy seriously.

I perform and teach at the Annoyance Theatre, where I am very lucky to get to play weekly with Sight Unseen and Trigger Happy. Also at the Annoyance, I produce the Oddball Social Club (a very fun show), play with the lovable weirdos of Scamp, and got my tongue cut out in the 31st annual production of Splatter Theatre. Across town, I perform with iO Theater’s veteran team Deep Schwa and am a writer / actor with the iO Comedy Network team Secret Lawyer.

I was a performer with the Village Theatre Mainstage team in Atlanta and house teams at the Washington Improv Theater in DC. I have a whole lot of coaching / teaching experience and won a lot of high school theater awards, so I know what I’m talking about. I mean, I’ve appeared in multiple (multiple!) local car commercials.

My two-person team, Rufio, has performed across the country - Del Close Marathon, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Alaska State Improv Festival, Atlanta Improv Festival, Atlanta Fringe Festival, Atlanta Black Box Comedy Festival, Ocean State Improv Festival, Vancouver Improv Festival - and maintains an active blog. Want to get nerdy? Please know that I can provide that experience for you here. I told you I take comedy seriously. Guys, I've been interviewed about improv twice on NPR. I'm not cool. (Want to get even nerdier? Here's a podcast where I go very in-depth on both improv and Bill Nye.)

My main life interests are crying onstage, listening to banjo music, and talking about classic children’s literature.

 

I admired Cassidy as a performer before I was able to be taught and coached by her. I was so pleased to find out that she was giving with her time, energy, and feedback, so that we could all become performers worth admiring, too. Many of her notes have since become my mantras I use when I need an extra pep talk before shows.
Cassidy’s coaching style is detailed and constructive. Through working with her, I’ve developed the skills to create strong character relationships, listen to my partners, understand the flow of a set, and more importantly when to do nothing at all. Her feedback is always authentic and supportive.
Cassidy has an uncanny ability as a coach to offer you a note after even the most horrendous rehearsal or show with something to be proud of; something to work on, too, of course, but also something that helps you believe, ‘yes, I can do this, I’m going to get back up there.’
Cassidy is and amazing coach. She teaches you how to play smart, focus on what is most important in a scene (each other), and to make bold choices. You will grow as a performer and gain so much confidence.
Cassidy is the most thoughtful, quick and smart teacher I’ve ever had. She is in tune with her students and knows exactly what to say to push them to their highest potential.
Cassidy did a great job keeping everyone positive while giving criticism. Best teacher I’ve had of everywhere I’ve studied.
She teaches you the song of your own feelings and experiences, the one written on your heart that you didn’t know you knew. If that sounds dramatic, then you haven’t taken her class.