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Alex Marino

Owner, Instructor, Performer

Bio

Alex is a writer and animator living in Brooklyn. He has written, directed, and produced several plays including his own adaptation of the movie Rushmore. He studied improvisation at the IO West in Los Angeles where he learned from Bob Dassie, Pete Gardner, Miles Stroth, Scot Robinson, James Grace, Jeff Drake, and Paul Vaillancourt. He performed at the IO West with Bounce Castle, The Deconstruction Derby, the Spontaneous Shakespeare Company, and retired Cage Match champions Blaine is Obviously Gay.

Since coming to New York he has studied under Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, TJ Jagodowski, David Pasquesi, and David Razowsky. He has most recently directed Flea Flurkus in their presentation of the Evente and the Necroplitans' presentation of the Wake. He currently performs with his Megawatt team Hello Laser.

Objects he has successfully hammered into his nose include nails, spoons, and ice picks. Objects he has unsuccessfully hammered into his nose include a screwdriver and a ballpoint pen.

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