Kristen Schier is a teacher at the University of the Arts as well as a performer, instructor and Improv Producer at the Philly Improv Theater. She is also the Artistic Director of The Philly N Crowd, which performs weekly short form improv shows at The Actor’s Center. Kristen has a B.F.A. in Theater Arts from the University of the Arts and has been working in Philly as a professional actor, improviser and teacher for several years. Kristen has also studied physical theater intensively with the Movement Theater Studio and clowning with Virginia Scott and Giovanni Fusetti. She has taken classes with both The Second City and the Annoyance Theater in Chicago and the Magnet Theater in NYC.