Clare Cavanagh

Clare is an improviser, writer and actor who has trained with Improv Theatre Sydney, NYC’s Upright Citizens Brigade and Chicago’s Second City. She performs regularly with the ITS ensemble at Giant Dwarf, and in 2017 was runner up in the Cranston Cup. Clare is also a founding member of improv troupe Confetti Gun, who have performed at the Sydney Comedy Festival, Sydney Fringe Festival and New York City’s Del Close Marathon.

As a writer, producer and director Clare has worked on a number of sketch shows, plays, short films and web-series. She performed her debut solo show, Thrilled You’re Here! at the Sydney Fringe and Adelaide Fringe festivals, and was an official FRESH selection for the Sydney Comedy Festival.

In addition to writing and performing, Clare is an improv, Theatresports and drama tutor at various primary and high schools, and is the former coach and host of Sydney University’s Theatresports program. Clare loves to share her passion for improv and comedy with her students and is thrilled to be teaching with ITS.