8pm, Friday, January 7th & Saturday January 15th.
Presented by Eclectic Theater Company.
Carskee is comprised of Jennifer Cargill and Erin Plischke. Jennifer and Erin met in 1997 when they were both cast members of ComedySportz Austin. After being friends for several years, the two fell in love and in 2001 moved to Chicago together. They both trained at Improv Olympic and were cast on IO Harold teams. Jennifer played with Sandbox Democracy for several years and Erin bounced around the IO schedule. Jennifer and Erin both played on their beloved independent improv team Obsessed, coached by the great Marc Sutton. Jennifer played on the all girl sensation, Bevy, coached by TJ Jagodowski and Shelly Gossman. They completed training at The Annoyance and The Second City Conservatory. At the beginning of 2004, Erin and Jen suddenly had to move back to Texas. While back in Austin, Jen and Erin performed with the improv team Tight and also co-produced and performed in Whirled News Tonight. Jennifer was running the Austin Air Guitar Championship at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and playing with the all girl musical team Girls, Girls, Girls. Erin was playing with $10 Bourbon and they both coached various teams and taught improv at Brite Lights Acting Studio. They were fortunate enough to move back to Chicago in 2007 where they rejoined Obsessed and Erin joined the cast of PimpProv. Jen was able to briefly play back at IO with Sandbox Democracy after they won the IO CageMatch of Fallen Teams. In 2009, the two headed for Seattle and are currently coached by the amazing Andrew McMasters of Wing It Productions and they love Seattle !
The SheSpot is a two-woman improv team, made up of Laura Turner and Lauren Skelton. The SheSpot hatched out of a crazy plan and a lot of big talk that accidentally became real. The only thing these ladies promise is to be more awkward than you on stage and off.
The Ministry of Exuberance is an improv troupe based in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 2008 and finally named in mid-2009, the Ministry is proud to be Seattle’s longest-titled improvisational comedy troupe.