Adriana Russell previously performed and took classes with East Bay Improv for several years before becoming part of Stone Soup.
Alan has performed with the Laughing Stocks in Evanston, Illinois and on stage at the Midland Center for the Arts in Midland, Michigan.
George has performed for several years at Berkeley Rep's Improv Performance Lab. He also studied Improv at the Summer Intensive Program offered by Bay Area Theater Sports (BATS). George also writes poetry and is a member of the 13 Ways writing workshop. He lives in Oakland with his wife and his dog Puck.
Jennifer is tickled to be a founding member of Stone Soup Improv. Following the untimely end of Blind Boogie Workshop, Jennifer's first improv troupe, she performed, directed, and taught classes with East Bay Improv. Jennifer has improvised for corporate and community events, and led youth workshops with Empower Youniversity. Jennifer loves improv because she gets to sing and dance and it doesn't have to be good.
Jon Burnett began playing improvisational theater games at the age of six and never stopped. Jon teaches drama at Berkeley Rep School of Theatre and the San Francisco Friends School. He has appeared locally in Porchlight Theatre's production of Chekhov's Wild Honey, as "Antony Wilding" in the award winning ensemble for Enchanted April, and well as "Andre" in Chekhov's The Three Sisters in the summer of 2009. Jon lives in El Cerrito with his wife Rebecca, son Leo, and two cats.
Jonathan stumbled onstage at East Bay Improv while returning from the restroom and never left. His love of improv stems from his deep affinity for the random. When not improvising Jonathan conducts business meetings in genre and occasionally flies his airplane.
Kara has been improvising since she got up this morning and she hasn't stopped to ask for directions since. She has previously performed with Double Expresso and in Los Angeles in film and television. Kara taught improv classes while living and working at Esalen Institute in Big Sur. When not flying by the seat of her pants, she hangs out on the teeter-totter playing well with others.
A former Boston comic, Mike Della Penna is delighted to be performing with Stone Soup. His improv credits include Wesleyan's Desperate Measures, ImprovBoston's TheatreSports, and San Francisco's Beatnik Syndicate. He has also enjoyed performing locally with the Unscripted Theater Company and BATS. By day, Mike is a second grade teacher and proud father of Leo Phineas, born June 2010.
David Norfleet is an award-winning composer and sound engineer who has done extensive work for theatre, film, television. An accomplished classical musician, David has worked in many other areas as well, including many popular music styles and musical improvisation.
He is well-known in the improv theatre world for his work with BATS Improv, Un-scripted Theatre, The San Francisco Fringe Festival, and of course, the Sexy Lilliputians. An accomplished teacher, David has trained and accompanied several generations of improvisers in the art of composing and singing songs "on the fly". You can visit David’s website at www.sealrockmusic.com