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617 Congress Ave
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Our Teachers

Kristin Henn

Kristin Henn has a BFA in Directing and an MA in Theatre History and Criticism with a special focus on Creative Drama. She has studied and performed Improv since Spring of 2009 in Austin, Chicago, and New York. In addition to teaching Improv, Creative Drama and Story Telling, Kristin is the Director of Move Your Tale, a performing arts organization for youth that focuses on story telling. Kids can see Kristin perform as part of the Hideout Theater’s touring version of The Flying Theater Machine and at ColdTowne Theater as part of What’s the Story Steve?.

Kristin has two elementary school aged daughters, two dogs, two guinea pigs, two chickens, a cat and a husband named Jeff.

Jessica Arjet

Jessica Arjet is the Youth Director and Co-Owner of the Hideout Theatre. She has been teaching improv and theater classes both at the Hideout Theatre and through other educational venues since 2002.

She is the producer, director, and frequent performer in  Hideout Kids – The Hideouts award winning Sunday children’s show and traveling troupe. She is also a producer, director, and performer in many other shows for adults including her regular Thursday night headlining spot in the Free Fringe.

After graduating from the University of Texas she worked as a social worker with foster kids, taught English as a second language to adults and children, and was a professional clown for 15 years.  She has two grown children and a dog named Butterscotch.

Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch has been the adult education director at the Hideout Theatre since 2004 and has performed, studied and taught improv all over the US and Canada since 2001. He has regularly worked with children through Destination Imagination, St. Francis School, the Dougherty Arts Center, the State Theater and Shakespeare at Winedale Outreach. He can be found performing on any given weekend at the Hideout Theatre and other improv venues around Austin.

Emma Holder

Emma Holder studied Theater and Literature at New College of Florida. She has written, directed and acted in numerous productions in Austin and regularly performs improv and sketch comedy around town. Emma has been teaching children’s acting and improv classes since 2008 with Just Imagine, Move Your Tale, TexARTS, the Dougherty Arts Center, and the Hideout. She performs improv at the Hideout and ColdTowne theater.