Katy Schutte is one of the UK’s original long form improvisers. She performs and teaches all over the world, is a Head Teacher for Hoopla (the UK’s biggest improv school) and Co-Founder Director of the International Improv Station. She has been one of The Maydays since 2004, is half of legendary sci-fi improv duo Project2, performs with Hell Yeah! and authored The Improviser’s Way: A Longform Workbook, published by Nick Hern Books.
A Funny Women finalist and both nominee and winner of the Brighton Festival Fringe Best Comedy Show award, Katy also starred in BAFTA winning online educational series History Bombs.
Katy performs with Knightmare Live and makes her own work including Schutte the Unromantic and acclaimed semi-immersive folk horror play Let’s Summon Demons. She is a contributing writer for Cards Against Humanity and actor/writer on web series Sideliners. She is resident singer/songwriter on Sean and Robot’s Comedy Circuit podcast, co-writer/dramaturg on AR immersive project Transportalists in association with StoryFutures and CreativeXR and writer/performer on a forthcoming VR improv project with Flipside.
Katy is also a commercial and voiceover actor.
She will be the teacher of the workshop “Improvised science fiction” together with Chris Mead.