Arts Resume

ROY JANIK

507 Sacramento Drive, Austin, TX 78704
roy@janik.org | 512.638.7265

improviser + teacher + owner of the hideout theatre
company member of parallelogramophonograph

Improv Performance in Austin

Parallelogramophonograph (PGraph), Austin, TX 2005-Present
Who is T. Henry Baudecliffe?
2010
41 Hour Improv Marathon (41 different shows in 41 hours, straight)
2010
Dick and Jane: Noir Stories in the World of Jane Austen (with PGraph) 2010
The Andersons: Improvised 1950s-Style Sitcom
2010
Hitchcocked: Improvised Alfred Hitchcock Stories
2010
Austin Secrets: Post-Secret Inspired Improv Show
2010
GRIMM: Improvised Grimm’s Fairy Tales (with PGraph)
2009
This Week Tonight 2009-2010
Charles Dickens Unleashed! 2009
Some Like It Improvised: Improvised Screwball Comedies (with PGraph)
2008
Improvised French Farce (with PGraph)
2007-Present
Villainy (with PGraph)
2008
Improvised Shakespeare 2008, 2009
Start Trekkin’ 2007, 2008
The Sinus Show, movie commentary comedy show 2007
Six Degrees 2007
Gorilla Theatre 2007
Perfect Season, duo improv 2006 – Present
3–2–1 Kill, Improvised Movie-Making 2006-2008
After School Improv (with PGraph) 2005-Present
Maestro 2005-Present

Directing, Producing, Coaching, & Teaching

Austin Secrets (Directing and Producing)
2010
Villainy Workshop, Toronto (teaching)
2010
Battlestar Gallucktica (coaching)
2010
Meaningful Moments workshops, (Bellingham, WA & Seattle)
2010
Meaningful Moments workshops, Philadephia & Montreal (teaching)
2009
This Week Tonight (Directing and Producing)
2009
Villainy and French Farce workshops, Hawaii (teaching)
2008
Creating Meaningful Moments on Stage (teaching)
2008
Improv 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 at the Hideout (teaching)
2007-Present
Hideout Theatre Show Scheduling (producing)
2007-Present
Maestro (directing)
2007-Present
Skipfield (coaching)
2007
The Double Barrel (producing & hosting)
2007
ColdTowne Level 5 Auxiliary Class (coaching)
2007
Dark Bloodlords (producing & directing)
2006-2007
Knot Improv (directing)
2006

Achievements

Austin Critics Table Award (Hideout Theatre)
2010
B. Iden Payne Award (PGraph)
2009
AIC Award of Special Recognition (Hideout Theatre)
2009
Chronicle “Best of Austin” Award (Hideout Theatre) 2009
B. Iden Payne Award (personal)
2008
AIC Award for Most Playful and Accepting Improviser
2008
AIC Award for Hardest Working Individual for the Collective 2008
Best of Fest in Frontera Fest (PGraph)
2008
AIC Award for Best Improv Troupe (PGraph)
2007
AIC Award for Best Host
2007
Audience Favorite for Blanks on a Blank (PGraph)
2006

Classes & Workshops

Keith Johnstone 4-Day Intensive at The Hideout
2010
Creative Impulse and Narrative Intuition with Patti Stiles
2009
Bill Arnett Intensive: Keeping it Real 2008
Mask Workshop with William Hall
2008
Keith Johnstone Intensive in San Francisco
2006
Improv Intensive with 3-for-All
2007
Master Class with Dan Razowsky
2007
Narrative workshop with Dan O’Connor
2007
Levels 1, 2, 3, & 4 at The Hideout
2005

Festival Performances

Twin Cities Improv Fest (Minneapolis) 2010
CombustionFest (Toronto) 2010
Seattle Festival of Improvised Theatre
2010
Chicago Improv Festival
2009
Montreal Improv Festival
2009
East Coast Tour (Boston, Providence, Philly, NY, Baltimore, North Carolina)
2009
Providence Improv Festival
2008
Hawaii Festival of Improv (Improvaganza)
2008
Frontera Fest, Austin, TX
2008
Out of Bounds West Improv Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2007-2008
The Big Ha!, Omaha, NE
2007-2008
Improv Variety Pack Invitational, Tulsa, OK
2007
Out of Bounds Improv Festival, Austin, TX
2006 – 2009
Wafflefest, Austin, TX
2005 – 2009

Contact me at roy@janik.org

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