Jessica Arjet is an Improvisor, Teacher, Director, Actor and Producer in Austin, Texas. She brings a joy and enthusiasm to all of her work born of a deep passion for people and for the art of improvisation and theater.
Jessica is a co-owner of the Hideout Theatre in Austin, Texas. The Hideout performs many of the standard types of improv, but they specialize in delightfully improvise full length plays.
IMPROV FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Jessica is the Youth Programs Director at the Hideout. From that lofty position she oversees the theatre’s children’s classes, summer camp, weekly children’s shows, touring shows and touring workshops. She created the weekly show and classes on her own in 2006. Then in 2009 when she and her business partners took over the Hideout, she brought with her the children’s program. She is the artistic director as well as frequent show direct, and performer in Hideout Kids, the Hideout Theatre’s weekly and touring children’s show. As well as a frequent teacher, though these days her attention is taken up more and more by the administration of the growing program. She is currently working on a book about how to teach improv to children entitled Conducting Chaos.