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Jennine Profeta

Jennine Profeta is an actor, improviser, writer and instructor at The Second City Training Centre in Toronto. After graduating with an Honours Theatre Degree from the University of Winnipeg, Jennine moved to Toronto to pursue her love of comedy. There she was a member of the first Conservatory Program in Toronto, and went on to be a member of The Second City’s National Touring Company. She also spent a year working for The Second City aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Jewel and Gem ships, performing and teaching in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.

As an instructor, Jennine has used her improv skills to train doctors, lead corporate training workshops and develop original works with young people. Through various organizations she teaches improv, prepares students for public performances and uses standard improv exercises to build self-esteem and develop confidence in young performers.

In addition to improv, Jennine has appeared in many commercials and was a principal player on Howie Mandel’s “Howie Do It” on NBC. She's performed all over Canada, in the U.S. and Australia. She is the producer of the all-female comedy extravaganza Girls Nite Out and has written for television, radio, newspapers and magazines.

Resources by Jennine Profeta

Impowerment Improv

by Jennine Profeta

Using improv to create self-awareness & confidence in your students

Improv Games with Purpose

by Jennine Profeta

Improv games including feedback suggestions and questions, game variations, teaching tips, side coaching tips, entry prompts, exit slip questions, and more!

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