Improvised Jane Austen utilizes a rotating cast of performers.
With independent heroines, misunderstood suitors, meddling mothers, and charming cads, Improvised Jane Austen creates a Regency love story on the spot throughout Chicago, IL. The company takes an audience suggestion and crafts a story the most prominent female author of the 19th century may have written and carry it through misadventures and misunderstandings to its proper British conclusion.
Born and raised in the midwest, Kate has been performing in the Chicagoland area since she was a teen, and found the perfect blend her love of English literature and being on stage in performing with Improvised Jane Austen. She is a founding member of Improvised Jane Austen, formed in 2008, and extremely proud to be the Managing Director of the troupe.
Sarah came to Chicago by way of North Carolina, and easily transitioned from a musical theater maven to an improvising Empress. She is a founding member of Improvised Jane Austen, and is oft referred to as the "Heart of the Team" by her fellow cast mates.
Holly is a busy producer for Improvised Jane Austen, helping them make introductions to other great theaters who also boast a love of Jane Austen. For two years in a row, IJA has enjoyed performing on Northlight Theater's stage thanks to Ms. Holly.