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RANDY DIXON

Randy is regarded as one of the most experienced improvisational artists in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. In 1983, he was a founding member of Unexpected Productions (Seattle) and has served as the companys Artistic Director since

1988. Randy also founded and directs The Orcas Island Project, an international performance group consisting of 15 performers from 12 countries. He has taught, directed and performed improvisational theater in Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Italy, Germany, Austria, Holland, and all over the U.S. and Canada. Outside of his improvisational work, Randy served on the editorial board for The Salt Journal a journal of Myth, Religion, Psychology and Ideas. His book, Being Present: Spontaneous Storytelling and the Art of Improvisation has been published in German, Slovene, soon in Swedish, and Japanese. Randy has B.F.A. in Drama from Seattle University and a Masters Degree in Mythological Studies with an emphasis in Jungian Depth Psychology.