Hawaii born actor, Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair. Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv and sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre. A member of the award winning sketch comedy troupe “Drug Puppy”, Kimee has performed at such venues as: UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood, iO West, Radio City Music Hall and the Kodak Theater.
Now living back in Hawaii since 2012, you can catch Kimee performing sketch & improv comedy and teaching improv to kids and adults in Kaka’ako and around the island. She is the founder and “Head Sillypino” of improvhi.com a website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.
When not drooling over improv, diner spaghetti and spumoni, Kimee enjoys karaoke-ing, garage sale-ing, instagram-ing and pretending like she’s a contestant on “Top Chef.”
Twerking your booty is easy, BUTT twerking your brain? Now THAT’S another story! Join improvhi founder Kimee Balmilero as she introduces you to the wonderful and AWESOME world of improv!
Whether you’re wanting to break out of your shell or work on your public speaking skills or work on your business skills or just want to get your brain a sweatin’…this workshop will guide you to thinking on your feet and outside of the box. GREAT for entrepreneurs, performers, dog walkers and anyone else that likes to have a good time.
Space is limited.
Presented by StoryU Arts – a divsion of the BBB Torch Award Winning Non-Profit The BizGym Foundation focusing on bringing performance skills to the work space.
About The Instructor:
Originally from Kaneohe, Kimee Balmilero’s credits include: The 3-time Emmy nominated TV Series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon” and “Hawaii Five-0.” A former student of Ronald Bright and Marcelo Pacleb, Kimee studied sketch and improv at The Uprights Citizens Brigade in NYC and Los Angeles. She is the founder of Improvhi.com, a company focused on improv and sketch comedy and also teaches theatre to kids as young as 5 to adults as young as 55. A self proclaimed “Sillypino” she enjoys garage sale hunting, instagram-ing and dreaming of being a judge on “Top Chef.”
Join us for our very first fundraiser for next year’s Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival!
We are SUPER excited to get back on that good ‘ol sketch comedy horse with another round of the “Scratch Paper Sketch Comedy Show” at Kakaako Agora!
What’s the “Scratch Paper Sketch Comedy Show” you ask? Well…it’s kinda like a Saturday Night Live in Hawaii!
We chrerish the days of Rap Reiplinger and Booga Booga and wanna get back to it!
Comedy, Music and FUN!
Featuring original comedic lives sketches and videos by local writers and comedians.
$15 advanced tickets online ($20 at the door)
7:30pm – light pupus
All profits will go to StoryU Arts a division of the BBB Torch award winning non-profit The BizGym Foundation focusing on bringing performance skills to the workspace. StoryU Arts is the main producer of the Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival.
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