A Native of Chicago Illinois living in Los Angeles, Shaun Landry the CEO and Founder The Ledge Theatre.
She is also part of The Pack Theatre Los Angeles as a Core teacher (Level 3), produces and performs with The Seniors Improv Comedy (Improv with Improvisers over 50). She is also half of the ensemble of Landry & Summers with Improviser Hans Summers.
As a director and producer she co-founded The San Francisco Improv Festival, and has been vocal in the improvisational theatre community producing shows geared towards underrepresented voices including the first African American Improvisational scripted ensemble Oui Be Negroes featured in American Theatre.
Shaun has directed productions for The Young Playwrights' Festival two years in a row in Los Angeles.
Other performing and producing credits includes Essence Improv featuring an all African American Female cast and OUTe (The Other Theatre Ensemble) featuring members of the LGBTQIA+ Community.
Landry has worked for The Second City Chicago Tour Company & Children’s Theater, Geese Theater Company, African American Shakespeare Company and has been in the improvisational festival circuit teaching and performing at
Shaun has taught and performed/taught at universities including Stanford, Northwestern, Oberlin College Hollins and University of California Irvine.
Ms. Landry can be read in numerous books on the art of improvisation including “Whose Improv is it Anyway: Beyond the Second City”.
As a member of the Screen Actors Guild, she can be seen in the movies Read You Like a Book with Danny Glover and Karen Black as Marcia and The Oscar Award winning movie Milk with Sean Penn as Gwenn Craig.
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