Edan Lacey is an award winning actor, director and improviser and co-founder of Improv Theatre Sydney. He trained in Spolin Theatre Games at the New Actor’s Workshop in New York City, a school founded by legendary director Mike Nichols, George Morrison and improvisation pioneer Paul Sills. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney majoring in Psychology and Philosophy and is a graduate of the directing program at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS).
He studied long form improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade and the People’s Improv Theatre in NYC and clown at Ecole Phillipe Gaulier, is the creator of two original web-series, and has written, performed and directed shows at The Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, and ImprovOlympic in Chicago.
He was the winner of the 2013 ImproAustralia Theatresports Cranston Cup, and 2014 National Theatresports championships. Edan also teaches improvisation in the NIDA Open program.
Edan is one of the founding directors of Improv Theatre Sydney.