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Unusual Suspects improv troupe competes at national level

Posted by Cassie Hall '13, Brookings, South Dakota on Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011


The University of Minnesota, Morris student-run improve troupe, Unusual Suspects, competed in the 14th annual Chicago Improv Festival National Competition on Saturday, February 26, 2011, in Chicago. Finals consisted of regional winners, with Morris representing the upper Midwest, as well as one wild card, making the Unusual Suspects one of only eleven troupes nationwide chosen to compete.

The troupe says that the experience of winning the regional division and representing Morris at its first-ever national improv competition was exhilarating.

The Unusual Suspects is comprised of co-chair Alex McGreavey, co-chair Sam Krump-Johnson, Improv Club co-chair Jessie Sherman, Michelle Bohacek, Alex Kies, Alek Sievert, Jessie Hennen, Cormac Strahan, Andrew Sletten, Will Hanson, and Isaac Deragon.

The national competition may be viewed online.