Holmes/Maughan is Philly’s own awesome, no-rules improv comedy from Matt Holmes, of the Rare Bird Show, and Greg Maughan, formerly of Industrial Improv.

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Holmes/Maughan (Greg Maughan & Matt Holmes)

About the Group:

Matt Holmes has taught improv through the Philly Improv Theater and at improv festivals around the country, and has also coached several improv groups. He began improvising in 1998 when he ran a weekly short-form show in college. He co-founded Philly’s highly acclaimed Rare Bird Show in 2003, and has done many other improv projects in Philadelphia, including an improv duo, improvising in the dark, and performing with a complete stranger from the audience. His mp3-infused improv project was crowned grand champion of season 2 of Philly’s improv competition, Troika. Matt has learned from some of the top improv teachers from Second City, UCB Theatre, iO, the Annoyance, ComedySportz, members of The Kids in the Hall and more.

Greg Maughan is the founder and current executive director of PHIT. In Philadelphia he performs longform with Industrial Improv. Prior to moving to Philadelphia in 2001 he lived outside Detroit, where he ran the sketch/improv group Second Suburb and appeared in the alternate production “Improv Survivor” at the Second City Detroit. He has also appeared at the UCB Theater and Magnet Theater in New York, and the Washington Improv Theater. Greg has studied improv with over 20 teachers, including: Keith Johnstone, Ian Roberts and Matt Besser of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Armando Diaz, Joe Bill, members of the Chicago and Detroit Second City mainstage casts, Ari Voukydis, Owen Burke, Billy Merritt and numerous other teachers at the UCB Theatre. When he isn’t busy running PHIT, Greg climbs mountains. He most recently summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Home Theatre: Philly Improv Theater (PHIT)

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