Patti has an infectious enthusiasm for improvisation. Mix this with her insightful improvisation technique, strong narrative skill and her spirit of play, and it is no wonder she is responsible for inspiring many hundreds of people to improvise.
Trained first hand by ground-breaking “Impro” teacher, Keith Johnstone, Patti not only knows “how”, but understands “why”, which is the difference between being taught a few games and learning to improvise.
She has worked in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Oceania region for numerous improvisation companies, theatre schools and in the corporate arena.
This is matched by a lively and varied performing career including a string of theatre, film, radio and television credits. Patti was interviewed for The Improv Handbook, which is dedicated to her in recognition of her mentorship. She also writes a blog which has been translated into French, Italian and Portugese.
Her personal motto says it all: “Inspire!”
“Patti is an inspiring and highly inclusive teacher. She really saw the potential in all students. She gave helpful feedback along the way to people of all levels of skill and experience.” —Emma