Kristen Drenning (she/her) is an improvisor and storyteller in Austin. She has trained locally at The Hideout, Merlin Works, ColdTowne, and Fallout Theater. She also completed the advanced studies programs at UCB, Groundlings, and Second City Conservatory. She has been a frequent performer at storytelling events such as Testify, Stories on the Lawn, The Moth, and Fallout Storytelling Hour. You can often find her performing with her troupes, Sorry for Partying, 48, Trouble, and Antisocial. She was in the cast of numerous shows including Blvd. Q, Murder They Improvised, Into the Metaverse, and The Emma Dilemma. She teaches improv to children through Coldtowne’s Excused Absence program and to neurodivergent teens through Hideout’s Building Connections program.