Katherine Weaver

Co-Artistic Director | Ensemble Cast | Teacher

Joined Impro Melbourne: 2010

Skills: Improvisor, Actor, Teacher, Producer, Director.

Performance background:

Katherine Weaver is an improvisor, actor, teacher and Co-Artistic Director of Impro Melbourne. She has performed and directed with Impro Melbourne in many seasons. 

Teaching experience:

Katherine Weaver is an improvisor, actor, teacher and Co - Artistic Director of Impro Melbourne. She has performed and directed for many seasons with Impro Melbourne in such shows as Theatresports™, Gorilla Theatre™ and Maestro™. Her love of performing is only matched by her love of teaching, which she has been honoured to do in Wurzburg Germany, Wellington New Zealand, Adelaide Australia and Canberra. 

Student Testimonials: 

"Katherine quickly establishes an environment of trust which opens the doors to creative expression. Whether you're passionate about monsters, improvising, or just challenging yourself to disregard that inner critic in your head and act on impulse, Katherine will support and engage you in this workshop".

“Katherine was wonderfully engaging and managed a challenging group comprising different characters learning at a different pace very effectively.”

“Fantastic, very engaging, lots of energy, brought the best out in people, pushed people to extend themselves in a positive affirming way.”

“Katherine’s feedback is always clear and useful.”

“Brilliant teacher."

“Katherine’s energy was very infectious—made for a great class.”

Teaching credits

Improvisation Companies
On the fly impro
Impro Box
Impro ACT
Wellington Improv troupe
Soothplayers - Completely improvised shakespeare

Improvisation Festivals
New Zealand Improv Festival - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Improvention Australia - 2015, 2016, 2017
Adelaide improv festival - 2015, 2016
Wurzburg festival and ITI conference in Germany 2013

Impro performing credits

New Zealand Improv Festival - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Improvention Australia - 2015, 2016, 2017
Adelaide improv festival - 2015, 2016

Show (Format) credits

'Monster of the week’ - Creator and Director
Melbourne international Comedy festival 2016
Adelaide Improv festival 2015
Taught and performed with Impro Melbourne students 2015
New Zealand Improv festival 2014
Season run at Club Voltaire 2013

'Death Comes to us all’ - Co-Creator Wiremu Tuhiwai
New Zealand Improv Festival 2016
Impro Melbourne 2017

Improvised Tales - Creator
Impro Melbourne 2015 & 2017

'Love makes the world go around’ - Co-Creator Catherine Crowley
Improvention 2016

Impro motto or quote: "Enjoy things even when your screwing up." - Keith Johnstone

Impro Mentor: Patti Stiles

Favourite IM show or role:

Maestro™ Impro -  I love the feeling of having no idea what will happen when you get up for a Impro Maestro™  show and leaping into the unknown.

Comic inspirations: Rama Nicholas 

My little secret: 

Before a show I love to dance to the song “Let it go” from Frozen.

Reviews Performance:

Death comes to us all

Monster of the week