Patrick Adamson, Instructor
Theatre and performance have been a part of Patrick's life since grade school. In addition to being a life long thespian, Patrick was a four year speech team member and played Double Bass in the orchestra for Moline High School. He studied Secondary Education for Theatre, Speech, and Mass Com. at St. Ambrose University.
In 1996, Patrick began performing professionally for ComedySportz Quad Cities. He has dedicated the last 24 years of his life to honing his improvisational skills. He has been a part of four ComedySportz World Championship teams. In 2010 he became an owner of ComedySportz Quad Cities and the owner of The Establishment. There at The Establishment, Patrick completed an eight year run having directed and performed in 2,000 + performances of ComedySportz and The Late Nite Shows, series of long form improvisational shows. His traveling troupe known as G.I.T. Improv engages audiences around the Midwest for special events and fundraisers, they stay quite busy putting on 125 shows a year under that moniker.
Patrick has trained more than 40 professional improvisers to compete and perform publicly. In addition he delivers soft skill, applied improvisation courses to businesses and organizations. Because he loves public speaking opportunities he also acts a s an officiant for weddings and funerals, and an emcee for hire. Teaching others allows Patrick to learn more, and share his enthusiasm for the life changing techniques and principles of improvisation.