WHO IS JASON GEARY?
Jason has been a professional improviser for over 20 years; in that time he has performed all around the world, from Australia through Asia, the USA to the stages of Europe. Jason has studied Improvisation with teachers like Keith Johnstone, Patti Stiles, Randy Dixon and Dan O’Connor and story with Robert McKee.
Jason is a founding member and former Artistic Director of Impro Melbourne and has performed with the company for 15 years where he has created and directed many long and short form improvised formats. His format ‘How About This?’ has been adopted and played internationally. His original Improv format ‘Zoom’ has been invited to festivals across three continents. Jason is a sought after teacher globally, he has taught in every Australian capital, Amsterdam, Seattle, Frankfurt, Wurzburg, Hong Kong, L.A, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Paris, Rome, Milan and New Zealand just to list a few.
As part of Arcade Arcade with his comedy partner Jimmy James Eaton, Jason has seen success is live sketch comedy, selling out seasons in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and other festivals across australia and New Zealand. Jason has appeared in all three seasons of the critically acclaimed The Micallef Programme. He can also be seen with Shaun Micallef in Welcher and Welcher and Micallef tonight. He’s recently completed two movies. ‘Oddball’ with Shane Jacobson and “Scare Campaign” with the Cairns Brothers. In 2016 he had over 6 millions views on YouTube for his sketch Backyard Cricket.