Amy Moule

Ensemble Cast | Teacher

Joined Impro Melbourne: 2011

Skills: Actor, Improvisor, Director, Puppeteer.

Performance background: 

Amy is an actor, improviser, puppeteer and an ensemble member with Impro Melbourne. Amy performed in numerous Improvisation shows, puppet shows and plays to children and adults all around Australia, in New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Reunion Island and Europe. Amy has performed in and developed numerous scripted and non-scripted shows including performances in the Melbourne Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, New Zealand Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Teaching experience:  

Amy has been a teacher with Impro Melbourne for the past three years. She has also taught Improvisation, drama, and puppetry workshops to children and adults all around Australia, in New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Reunion Island and Europe. She has developed and directed numerous improvisational formats each of which have been performed in various cities across Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Reunion Island and the USA. (Amy is also a trained Kindergarten teacher and so she has grown eyes in the back of her head) 

Student Testimonials:  

"Thank you for being an awesome and encouraging guide into the ‘impro world”

“Thank you so much Amy for teaching this course. It has been a revelation” 

“Amy, I got a lot out of everything we did and certainly a new love for Impro” 

"This (term of spont classes) has made such a huge impact on my life”

Teaching credits

Performance arts schools
Impro Melbourne’s Schools touring company (includes Fairy Tale Cookbook, Improvaganza) Puppeteer with Camp Quality
Puppeteer and workshop leader with Trash Puppets
Trained Kindergarten teacher

Improvisation Companies
In various European cities as a freelance
Impro Mafia
The Hideout Theater (Austin, TX)
Ligue d'Improvisation Réunionnaise (Reunion Island) Impro ACT

Improvisation Festivals
Wurzburg International Impro fest Phoenix Ghost Fest
FERIIR (an International Impro Fest, Reunion Island)
Amsterdam International Impro Fest (I will be there as part of the ensemble in 2018!)
La Nuit de l’impro (Reunion Island)
In various European cities 

Impro credits

Seattle International Festival of Improvisation Wurzburg Impro Fest (part of ensemble)
FERIIR (an International Impro Fest, Reunion Island)
La Nuit de l’impro (Reunion Island)
New Zealand Fringe Festival with Spider Dance
Numerous Improvention’s (as performer, director and teacher) Ghost Festival (Phoenix, USA)
Celebrity Theatre Sports (Melbourne)
Grand National Theatre Sports Comp (Sydney)
Cranston Cup (Sydney)
Theatre Sports Grand Championships (Brisbane)
Numerous guest spots in cities around USA and Europe
Coming Jan 2018, Amsterdam International Impro Fest (as ensemble) 

Theatre credits

Escape From Trash Mountain (by Trash puppets, played Fringe Festival Melbourne, and Auckland NZ this year)
Actor and puppeteer with Woody’s World (various performances around Melbourne and Victoria as well as a season in the Melbourne Fringe Festival)
Numerous scripted plays
Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Aphra Behn, an original Restoration Comedy 

TV credit: MYOB ‘Simplify Success’ Faster Office 

Film credits

The Follow - Dark Epic Films (Dir. Glen Triggs) 
The Rosie Project preview - Text Publishing 

Radio credit: Reunion Island! 

Impro motto or quote: "Commit or die."

Impro Mentor: So so many!

Favourite IM show or role: 

I love a long form show (Like the Soap) and I also enjoy playing the part of the Gorilla.

Comic inspirations: Robin Williams (the role of Genie in Aladdin sparked my love of character work) 

My little secret: Mouth Trumpet