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Jamie Rivera

Guest Instructor, Performer


Jamie Rivera is a performer, writer, and director residing in Queens, New York and has been studying comedy since the year 2000. In 2011, he performed aboard the NCL Star with The Second City while cruising up and down the Alaskan coast. Currently, Jamie performs regularly with long running ensemble, Junior Varsity, as well as on Friday nights with The Friday NIght Sh*w at Magnet Theater. He's also directed shows such as Starship and The Nominated as well as house teams, Call Tokyo and The Flood, and teaches workshops on improvisation. After taping an appearance on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert said to him, "You are the unsung hero of this sketch." Perhaps one day, Jamie will become a sung hero.

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