Justin Kavanagh (he/him) hails from Saint Louis, Missouri, and has been actively involved in the Reno Improv community as a performer, director, and coach since moving to Nevada in 2019. Justin began learning and performing improv in 2002, and has been a teacher and coach since 2013. He trained at The Improv Shop in Saint Louis in 2012, and also completed Reno Improv’s training program in 2019. Prior to moving to Reno, Justin worked as an improv coach at high schools and colleges in the Saint Louis area, and taught classes emphasizing the benefits of improv in real-world, non-performance contexts. Since 2020, Justin has served as Reno Improv’s education director. As a performer and teacher, Justin loves exploring the intersection of spontaneity and world-building, with an emphasis on strong relationships and authentic emotions.