Coincidence Improv

Coincidence Improv is Cincinnati's premiere unscripted theatre and improv training center. The Coincidence style is focused toward being grounded, connected, and mindful, while performing with a sense of joy and playfulness.

Jon Ulrich: Jon’s improv journey began in 2010. Since then he’s performed in 200+ improvised shows, plays, and musicals with the Baltimore Improv Group. He’s taken 25+ workshops with improv legends like Miles Stroth, Susan Messing, Craig Cackowski, Jill Bernard, Will Leura, Mark Sutton, Asaf Ronen, Paul Vaillancourt , Brian O’Connell, Rick Andrews, Peter McNerny, and Chris Trew. He completed iO Chicago's five-week Summer Intensive in 2011, and his improv festival resume includes Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, DC, NYC, and Providence. Since moving to Cincinnati in late 2015, Jon has become a member of OTRimprov and an improv/theater instructor for Dramakinetics. He is is over eight feet tall.

Colin Thornton: Colin has been performing, teaching, and directing improv for sixteen years. He is founder of Kentucky’s longest-running improv troupe, HappyGAS. He studies under several mentors including Keegan Michael Key (Comedy Central’s Key & Peele), Mick Napier (author, Improvise) and TJ Jagodowski (author, Improvisation at the Speed of Life). He is a graduate of Chicago's best schools for long form improv, iO: Chicago and The Annoyance Theatre. In Chicago, Colin produced several successful shows in a variety of styles: sketch, long-form, interactive parody, and improvised stand-up. Currently, Colin is an improv instructor for Dramakinetics and Children’s Theatre of Mason, a board member for Center Stage Players, and a performer for the Murder Mystery Company.