Stephen Davidson is the Artistic director of Improvable, QI: Queer Improv, and Carmen: A gender-flipped Film Noir fantasy, and co-director of Zeal: the Pride improv festival. He currently also plays with The Verbs, musical house team of the Nursery theatre, in improvised studio Ghibli show Castles in the Air, and in duo The Happiest People in the World with Erick Castellan. Stephen teaches improv through Improvable and the Nursery theatre, and is also a diversity officer for Hoopla Improv. He has studied improv through i/o Chicago, The Nursery, UCB, Hoopla, The Maydays, Music Box, Showstoppers, City Academy, Imprology, and with many visiting artists including Dave Razowsky, Bill Arnett, Tim Sozko, Heather Anne Campbell, Deanna Fleysher, and Lydia Hensler.
Stephen loves improv and one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. When coaching he prides himself on creating a positive environment so that players can perform at their best. Stephen likes his improv like he likes his partners; silly, clever, and emotionally connected.