Our Global Ensemble Instructors

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Cale Evans

Ensemble Coach for Close Distance and Smells Like Ghosts

Cale Evans is an actor, improviser, host, coach, trainer and producer. He began his improv training at Charlotte Comedy Theater where he is now a coach. He is the Founder of Queen City Comedy and Now are the Foxes Improv Comedy. Cale also performs with Improv Charlotte and Background Noise Musical Improv.

When not on stage, Cale can be heard on the wildly popular podcast - The Podcast from Hell and Bat Boys Comedy Podcast.

Cale co-produces the Queen City Comedy Experience, the Ain’t She Funny Fest and the Queen City Spotlight in partnership with the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and the Charlotte Comedy Zone.

Cale is also a board member for Diversity On and Off Stage and a coach for Charlotte Comedy Theater.

Karla Dingle

Ensemble Coach for Ridgeley
and Horrible Friends of Mine

Karla Dingle has spent her life on the stage. She began taking theater classes at age 5 and continued to study acting until receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Theater in 1998. Karla began performing improv in Charlotte in 2009 and continues to educate herself through classes at Second City, Hoopla, The Groundlings and more. Karla is also an actor and voiceover artist.

Currently, Karla is the Improv Director and Acting Instructor at Acting Out Studio in Charlotte, NC. ​In addition, she has been a guest instructor at the Vintage Improv Festival, Highwire Improv, The Nursery, Liverpool Comedy Improv and the Bangalore India Improv Community.

 

You can see her performing with Now are the Foxes Improv Comedy, Don’t Mess Improv, Close Distance Improv, Charlotte Comedy Theater and Background Noise Musical Improv. She runs her own company as well. Check out dingledrama.com

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Jenn Bianchi

Ensemble Coach for Trash Kingdom and the Tooth Fairy Conspiracy

Jenn Bianchi is an improvisor, educator, and actor based in the Chapel Hill, NC, area.  She performs weekly with The PIT-Chapel Hill in addition to teaching classes and workshops online with The Peoples Improv Theater in New York City. Additionally, she is on faculty and a performer with the Queen City Comedy Global Improv project working with students across the globe. 
 
Jenn is an active member of the Southeastern improv scene for the last decade producing multiple festivals in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, as well as leading workshops at various improv festivals.  Jenn is the Artistic Director of ComedyWorx in Raleigh as well. She is a winner of the Global Improv Projects 3-on-3 tournament with her all-female team Burnett Brigade as well as the ComedySportz Richmond 2021 Spring Rumble Winner with duo partner Elizabeth Byland on the team Bianchi & Byland.

Jenn is also a member of Queen City Comedy's Now are the Foxes Team.

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Roxi Jara

Assistant Coach
Tooth Fairy Conspiracy

Roxi lives in Chester Virginia and as she says " I have no filter and I like it that way, because you have to change filters every so often and no one has time for that!" Roxi recently moved from Charlotte, NC and sometimes goes by her alter ego Igor Stravinsky! In NC, she performed with Insufficient Funds with Charlotte Comedy Theater.

 

You can also see Roxi playing with Queen City Comedy's Trash Kingdom and Ridgeley Teams. She is also a member of the Sketch Comedy Troupe Naked Ramen with performers from around the globe. Roxi runs her own Improv company where she works with adults with special needs and introducing them to the world of yes and.

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Kat Hubbard

Assistant Coach
New Global Team

Kat Hubbard started their improv journey in 2015 at The Institution Theater in Austin, Texas. After taking the free class, they were hooked and hasn’t stopped performing. Kat continued taking classes and workshops, performing in shows, and never stopped playing no matter where they lived.

They loves playing with strangers, or as she calls them “friends you haven’t met yet.” Outside of improv, Kat enjoys being a college professor as a day job and keeps up with a number of hobbies including blogging about improv, aerial acrobatics, hula hoop dancing, crocheting, and baking.

Kat is also a member of Smells Like Ghosts!