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OKC Improv Staff

Katie Kolchek
Katie KolchekExecutive Director
Katie Kochelek is the Executive Director for OKC Improv. After joining the community six years ago, she absolutely fell in love with the people and the art form. Katie has traveled the country with her former troupe Zoom, including Dallas, Denver, Chicago, New York, and Kansas City. Katie holds a Masters in Accountancy and is an inactive CPA.


Cristela Carrizales
Cristela CarrizalesArtistic Director
Cristela Carrizales is Artistic Director of OKC Improv and has a B.A. in Theatre from Texas Wesleyan University. She can be seen with the troupes BitSing, After Hours, the Chairold & NEXT! She is also the Founder of The City Cabaret OKC as well as a well-respected local actress, director and singer.



Sue Ellen Reiman
Sue Ellen ReimanManaging Director
Sue Ellen Reiman holds a BFA and MA in theatre from OU and has been on staff for the Dallas Ballet, Prairie Dance Theatre, Street Players Theatre and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park before becoming Managing Director for OKC Improv.




Kendon Lacy
Kendon LacyProgram Director
Kendon Lacy serves as the Program Director for OKC Improv. He can be seen performing with troupes BitSing, Kyle & Kendon, Hat Trick and After Hours. He has performed at the Chicago Improv Festival, Dallas Comedy Festival, as well as performing in Austin, Kansas City. He also enjoys acting in theatrical plays & musicals, singing in City Cabaret, and performing stand up comedy around the Oklahoma City area.
Kate McClain-Snipes
Kate McClain-SnipesVolunteer Coordinator
Kate McLain-Snipes is Volunteer Coordinator at OKC Improv. She is a professional improviser and teacher and adores teaching improv to adults & children alike. She enjoys traveling the country performing with Take One Productions at anime and sci-fi conventions, Dallas Comedy Sports and of course the OKC Improv stage. She currently teaches for The Actor Factory’s Young Performer Academy in Norman, Oklahoma.




Pallas Johnson
Pallas JohnsonEducation Director
Pallas Johnson received her Bachelor’s degree in Theater and Communication Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and her Masters in Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She has held the positions of President of Alpha Psi Omega at UCO and Managing Director of Take One Productions. Pallas obtained an award in Theater Excellence at UCO. Pallas has garnered special recognition from the American College Theater Festival for Excellence in Choreography. She has been performing and teaching improv professionally since 2011. She currently holds the position of Education Director of OKC Improv.
Kyle Gossett
Kyle GossettMusical Director & Social Media
Kyle Gossett is the Music Director & Social Media Coordinator for OKC Improv. Kyle is a musician & improviser residing in Oklahoma City. Kyle serves full time as the Minister of Music and Communications for Grace Church - Episcopal in Yukon, OK, and has served as a music director for multiple improv teams and theatre productions. Kyle can be seen performing in Oklahoma City with local improv troupes After Hours, BitSing, Kyle & Kendon, Tally, and Friends with Benefits.



OKC Improv Board

Bob MannPresident
Rich HarperVice President
Holley ManghamSecretary
Tony KirkseyBoard Member at Large
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