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OKC Improv Staff

Kendon Lacy
Kendon LacyExecutive Directorexecutivedirector@okcimprov.com
Kendon Lacy serves as the Executive Director for OKC Improv. He can be seen performing with troupes Kyle & Kendon, Kyle & Kendon: The Musical, YOUsical: The Improvised Musical, Boy Toys and his rotating duo show Improv Spouses. He formally served as OKC Improv Program Director and currently also serves an instructor. He has also co-developed the musical improv education program at OKC Improv. He has performed at the Chicago Improv Festival, New York Musical Improv Festival, The Nestival, Dallas Comedy Festival, as well as performing in Austin and Kansas City. Along with performing improv and stand up comedy, Kendon also enjoys acting in scripted theatre and musicals where some of his highlights have been playing lead in the Knockdown Dragout's production of The Motherf*cker With The Hat"as well as perfomring as an ensemble member in Pollard Theatre's production of "In The Heights." Kendon also performs often with The City Cabaret.
Sue Ellen Reiman
Sue Ellen ReimanManaging Directormanagingdirector@okcimprov.com
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.
Roger Connelly & Tiffany Gutierrez-Connelly
Roger Connelly & Tiffany Gutierrez-ConnellyCo-Artistic Directorsartisticdirector@okcimprov.com
Roger Connelly & Tiffany Gutierrez Connelly met through improv in their Level 2 class. Six years later, they are married and Co-Artistic Directors of OKC Improv. Tiffany came to improv through acting. Tiffany has been an actress and model since 2009. Her first taste in improv was an improvised musical in high school. She continued improv with TAKE ONE PRODUCTIONS in 2014 and by 2017 rose to the rank of Executive Director. You can still see her perform with her high-energy short-form troupe, TAKE ONE PRODUCTIONS & long-form narrative troupe, RATED P. Roger came to improv later in life. Growing up across the country and around the globe, he settled at Oklahoma State University long enough for a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Journalism & Broadcasting - Advertising. Working as a copywriter he looked to OKC Improv for help with writing only to stumble upon, and fall in love with, improv. He can most often be seen performing in his duo, PARTNERS IN TIME, at festivals across the country or touring as a performer, instructor, and Artistic Director of TAKE ONE PRODUCTIONS at various Anime, Comic, and SciFi conventions around the nation. Tiffany & Roger now bring the dynamic & lessons that have made them good partners, improvisors, and a successful leadership team - support, communication, and acceptance - to their roles as Co-Artistic Directors of OKC Improv.
Pallas Johnson
Pallas JohnsonEducation Directoreducationdirector@okcimprov.com
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 Directormusicaldirector@okcimprov.com
Kyle Gossett is the Music Director 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 theater productions. Kyle can be seen performing in Oklahoma City with local improv troupes After Hours, BitSing, Kyle & Kendon, Tally, and Friends with Benefits.
David Joplin
David JoplinMarketing Directormarketingdirector@okcimprov.com
David Joplin, APR, M.A., obtained his Masters in Public Relations, and Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, and is nationally certified in public relations (APR). He has also been the Marketing Director for Canadian Valley Technology Center, Moore Norman Technology Center, OSU-OKC & Northeastern State University. He has served as the Marketing Director for Norman, Oklahoma's nationally recognized Jazz In June Festival and Co-Chaired multiple Leadership Programs for the Norman, Moore, and SOKC Chambers of Commerce. David is a graduate of the Norman Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Norman Program, the Moore Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Moore Program, and the South OKC Chamber's Team South Program. He has coordinated statewide marketing campaigns for multiple Oklahoma institutions, including the "Elevating Our Economy" Marketing Campaign for Oklahoma's statewide CareerTech system from 2006-2013. Plus, David has presented locally and nationally on marketing and communications campaign management and best practices in Texas, California, Arizona, Massachusetts, and other states at multiple professional communications seminars and conferences since 2004.
Eddie Goolsby
Eddie GoolsbyVolunteer Coordinatorvolunteercoordinator@okcimprov.com

OKC Improv Board

Bob MannPresident
Eric Graham ChaseBoard Member
Jacob RoweTreasurer
Tay Shay HowellBoard Member
Holley ManghamSecretary
Katie W. CarterBoard Member at Large
Daniel BaysBoard Member
Tony KirkseyBoard Member at Large
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