Tara Demmy (instructor)

Tara Demmy is a Philadelphia-based improviser, actor, and teaching artist. She has trained in comedic improvisation at Second City Chicago, the Upright Citizens Brigade NYC, and Philly Improv Theater where she performs regularly. Tara has performed with the N Crowd, Iron Lung, PHIT’s Story UP!, PHIT house team Dr. Sleepover, and former PHIT house team Hey Rube. She has taken workshops with Jill Bernard, Mark Sutton, Zach Ward, Jet Eveleth, and Armando Diaz. Tara is a graduate of Denison University and Helikos: International School of Theater Creation in Italy. Tara has been teaching for over five years and is currently a teaching artist for Arden Theatre Company ( improv and theater for grades K-12), Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (afterschool theater for grades 5-8), and Philly Improv Theater (improv for adults and through the Kids & Teens program grades 6-8).