Anyone Can Cook, Anyone Can Sing (Beginner)
For improvisers who never have sung before, or those who need a confidence boost, we explore the root of all singing and how singing is an extension of improv, in a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment. It will involve a little bit of movement, a little bit of clowning around, and a whole lot of joy.
“Faustino Solis is an musical director from Las Vegas, NV, native to Buffalo, NY. He is the Musical Director for ComedySportz Las Vegas and local troupes Bleach and One Take. He is also the founder of InterCity Improv, and online improv community started at them beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faustino, like many other musical directors, strives to provide musical improv opportunities to improvisers wherever and whenever they can. Faustino brings experience to musical improv as a conductor, composer, operatic tenor, and improv pianist, studying and working in choral, orchestral, opera, and dance music across the entire age and skill spectrum. Faustino through InterCity Improv also helps improvisers and musical director access musical improv online since March 2020.
He has played in shows and festivals across the continental United States, holding residencies with the Wasatch Improv Festival, Downtown Vegas Improv Festival, Omaha Improv Festival, and Secret City Improv Festival. Recent collaborations in 2021-2022 include Trudy Carmichael, The Relationship Show with Mollie and Heath Harmison, Four First Names, Rebel Improv (UNLV), ComedySportz Chicago, Curious Comedy Theater, and Unexpected Productions.
Faustino’s instructors include Stephanie McCullough, Scott Passarella, Hughie Stone Fish, and Laura Hall. Faustino has received improv training from Vegas Theatre Hub, The Groundlings, The Second City Training Center in Chicago, and currently Bleach Improv.
When not improvising, Faustino is a music specialist with the Clark County School District and the Choir Director of Traditional Worship at University United Methodist Church. He holds degrees from UNLV and is currently pursuing Dalcroze Eurythmics certification from Carnegie Mellon.
Please visit faustinofsolis.com for more information on Faustino.