The Cast


 

 

Veronica BergströmVeronica Bergström Carlsten

Veronica is a Stockholm based actress, director and teacher with twelve years of experience in improv theatre. Aside from acting she is also a licensed Speech Language Therapist and wrote her master thesis in multilingualism. She has also voice coached for several SVT productions such as Landet Brunsås and Niklas Mat. In the spring of 2013 Veronica performed with the improv ensemble Dramatiska at New York City Improv Festival. She also starred in the sitcom Family Holstein-Gottorp on TV4. Veronica has also been featured in various commercials over the years such as the very popular commercial for Apoteket that received a Guldägg for best commercial 2012. With improv partner Katarina Wahlberg, Veronica has recently started the company Kreativitetsreboot focusing on strengthening creativity, communication and cooperation in work places, using improv methods. At Improvisation & Co, shes has been in Eventuellt, My’s fredag, Epic Win Win, Action Improv II and Lost in Translation. Veronica’s site

 

Jenny BjörkJenny Björk

Jenny Björk is a freelance actress with improvisation as a specialty. Since training at Kulturama acting school 2002-2004, she has played revue in Åkersberga, started fringe theater group teater nea and performed in computer games. For two years she ran theater Improvisation & Co. with Robert Weitz and Anders Petterqvist. The improv audience knows her from the shows Choklad!, Action Impro, Skeppsbrottet and Magi. In Improv & Co. she has also taught a number of improv classes, held lectures and entertained companies. At Stockholms Improvisationsteater, Jenny performed in the show Guts and Glory in 2011. Jenny is a language geek and an eager observer of other people’s behavior.

Anders ForsAnders Fors

Anders Fors is an actor, improviser and teacher from Göteborg. Anders is a member of Gbgimpro in Gothenburg, and can currently be seen in the shows Speltid, Oklippt 2, KIM och Teve and i play with ImproCo in Action Impro 2 and Lost in Translation. Anders is also studying music and teathre-teacher at Göteborgs universitet. He teaches improv at Ggbg impro in Gothenburg and plays in many different show splitting time between Stockholm and Gothenburg.

Josh LennJosh Lenn

Josh is an actor, director and teacher from San Francisco, CA, which is where he started his career. Josh works regularly in TV, film, video games, commercials and voice over, but his true passion is improv. Since moving to Stockholm five years ago, Josh joined Improvisation & Co. Doing an improvised action movie was a dream of Josh’s and Improco helped make that happen with Action Impro in 2010. Action Impro was also performed at the Chicago Improv Festival in 2011 at Second City. In 2012 Josh created and directed Lost in Translation, which has been playing to full houses since opening night. Josh also co-directed Action Impro II with Robert Weitz. Josh runs his own company, Stellar Performance, and regularly delivers corporate workshops for sales, leadership and inspiration based on the fundamentals of improv. Josh feels blessed to have found such a talented community of improvisers who want to work together with him in English. www.joshlenn.com

Maria LindbergMaria Lindberg

Maria is an improviser with 15 years of experience in Improv Theater. She is an experienced improv teacher and leads workshops for companies in creativity and team building. She has played Reflektioner with teater Katalysator, improvised drag shows at Stockholm pride festival and is a member of the improv group Fabriken. She has also played in theatersport games and improvised schlager festivals at Stockholms Improvisationsteater. She has a background in gender studies and has held improv classes with a gender perspective, including workshops in improvised drag. Aside from improv, Maria is a registered nurse and is writing her thesis on the life situation for people living with HIV in Sweden. She is also a singer and sometimes appears as a female version of Bruce Springsteen.

Anders PetterqvistAnders Petterqvist

Since his exam from Calle Flygare acting school in Stockholm in 2002 Anders has worked as an actor. He has been working much with children’s theatre and was program host for Swedish Televisions ”Barnkanalen” 2004-2005. Since 2005 Anders has worked more and more with improv. He has done improv entertainment and workshops for companies all around Sweden and played in improv on festivals around the world. 2008-2010 he worked full time at Improvisation & Co in Stockholm as an actor and as manager of courses on the theatre. Since then he freelances as an teacher and actor in improv around Sweden.

Katarina WahlbergKatarina Wahlberg

Born and raised in Stockholm, Katarina did most of her improv training in New York. From 2005-2008 she performed in over 100 shows at the Peoples Improv Theater in the team Fancy Dragon, who was nominated for an ECNY-award in 2007. In 2013, together with improv partner Veronica Bergström, Katarina set up KreativitetsReboot, a company seeking to strengthen creativity, communication and cooperation in work places, using improv methods. She is also teaching classes at Stockholms Improvisationsteater as well as Improvisation & Co. Since 2009 she is a member of the improv team Dramatiska who has set up shows such as Improvised Tennessee Williams and Improvised Ingmar Bergman at Stockholms Improvisationsteater. Aside from Lost in Translation, you can also see her in Action Impro II and 1927 this fall at Improvisation & Co.