United Kingdom

she/her

Katy Schutte

Director/Teacher

Katy Schutte has performed and taught improvisation in twenty-something countries across five continents. She is a Head Teacher and Curriculum Writer for Hoopla, the UK’s biggest improv school. Katy authored The Improviser's Way: A Longform Workbook, published by Nick Hern Books. She was one of The Maydays from 2004-2022, is half of sci-fi improv duo Project2 and performs with Yes Queens, Track 96 and Hell Yeah! among others. She was an artist in residence for The Arctic Circle Project in 2022.
A Funny Women finalist and both finalist and winner of the Brighton Festival Fringe Best Comedy Show award, Katy also stars in BAFTA winning online educational series History Bombs. Katy won four writing awards in 2022 for her screenplay and web series pilot.