Brendan Goggins

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Hi, I want to coach your team!

About me:
I've being doing improv since 2011 and I currently perform with Magnet Theater house sketch team Newport. In the past I was on the Magnet house teams 1,000 Foot Whale Claw (improv), Squash, Pipe Dreams, and Startup (musical improv) as well as Danger Noodle, Chillionaire, and Stockton (sketch). I've also studied improv and sketch thoroughly at UCB where I've taken many advanced study classes in each program and am currently apart of their academy program where recently I was apart of Fall Stock, the musical improv ASP. Additionally I work as a part of Freestyle Repertory Theater where I perform short-form improv as well as help lead workshops in schools all over the Tri-State Area. I am also a director, actor, and teaching assistant with Story Pirates and have teched a bunch at UCB Chelsea/Hell's Kitchen. Wow, what a boat-load of comedy experience that is!

I've studied Coaching with:
Armando Diaz

I've studied improv with:
Rick Andrews, Anthony Atamanuik, Hannah Chase, Patrick Clair, Tarik Davis, Michael Delaney, Shaun Diston, Nicole Drespel, Brian Faas, Don Fanelli, Alan Fessenden, Elana Fishbein, Christina Gausas, Lydia Hensler, Louis Kornfeld, Molly Lloyd, Michael Lutton, Caroline Martin, Peter McNerney, Patrick Noth, Shannon O'Neill, Gavin Speiller, Miriam Tolan, Natasha Vaynblat, Zach Willis, and (somehow) more!

I've studied musical improv with:
Jon Bander, Michael Lutton, Eric Gersen, Amber Petty, and RJ Williams (Hip-Hop Improv)

I've studied Sketch with
Damian Chadwick, Brandon Bassham, Erik Tanouye, Ben Wietmarschen, Michael Delaney, Jon Bander, and Leslie Meisel (sketch acting)

Here's some things I really love to work on:
-Character Work
-Connecting with you scene partner and base reality
-Harolds (Both UCB Textbook Harolds and Magnet style)
-Efficient Openings (Especially Pattern Games)
-Justification Strengthening
-Finding the joy in your play

Those are just a couple of things, but I've also worked on Monoscenes, LaRondes, Spokanes, PiƱatas, Slackers, and plenty of other forms. However, I'm more than down to work on whatever it is you and/or your team is looking to work on!

I have plenty of availability, so let's work on improv together!

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

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Magnet Theater

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iO Theater

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The Annoyance Theatre

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