Trent Pancy


Trent's Info

Trent has been studying, performing and teaching improv for over 15 years. Armed with a BA in Theatre Arts from Kalamazoo College,Trent moved to Chicago, where he completed the improv programs at The Second City Conservatory, The Second City Music Program, the iO Theatre Training Center, and also trained at ComedySportz Chicago. Trent currently lives and works in Tampere, Finland, where he teaches, produces and performs improv and stand up comedy.

Since moving to Finland, Trent finished a 2nd BA in International Media Production and is currently pursuing a MA in Screenwriting from TAMK. These days, Trent makes his living producing, performing, and teaching improv to established improvisers, beginners, and as a consulting tool through Applied Improvisation. Trent teaches improv classes weekly through his own training center The improvAcademy, as well as public and private workshops for teams all throughout Finland and Europe, including Austria, Belgium, England, Estonia, Germany, The Netherlands, Romania, Spain, and more.

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Trent's Workshops

Freedom From Form
Do It To It - Freestyle Rap and Improv
Yes Yourself
Play The Game
5 Ways to Character
Music Improv Made Easy
A Better Harold
Improvise Like A Screenwriter

"So Much learning I will be reflecting on it for weeks!  The workshop deepened and broadened my knowledge of improv." - Cooper, USA

"Trent has this amazing ability to create a contagious atmosphere of enthusiasm in his classes, that makes going outside your comfort zone feel like a breeze." - Jonne, Finland

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