Texts From The Other Room

Instead of talking to people, you just shoot a text from the bedroom, bathroom, office, basement, across the living room. Because interpersonal communication is too hard.

Texts From The Other Room plays on a phenomena that we've all experienced. With improvisers on the stage, and another... texting from the other room.

The performers on stage need to find a way to make a cohesive show out of texts from someone that has no idea what is going on.

General/All Ages
50 minutes
Improvisation, Comedy
Ironton Distillery Gallery
3636 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80216

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Nick Mataragas is the Founder and Executive Director of Memoriam Development.

A graduate of iO chicago, Nick works in the performing arts as an improviser, director, writer, actor (stage, screen, and audio), and producer. He is a former main stage ensemble member, and sketch comedy teacher at the now defunct Comedy Shrine.

He founded Memoriam Development in 2016 and continues to work as the Executive Director. Memoriam is a collective of performing artists that focuses on making original content. Nick has produced over 40 different podcasts, plays, improv shows, short films, and other shows as the head of the organization. Productions include the podcasts SURIAL and Freak Of The Week, the theatrical productions Nightshade and Oh My Gods, the sketch shows Participation Trophy and The Future Ain't What It Used To Be, and the fringe shows Halvsies and the award winning The Bichon Frise And Shetland Variety Hour.

Nick has performed at the Elgin Fringe, Denver Fringe, St. Louis Fringe, Portland Fringe, and Asheville Fringe festivals, many area theaters, online, and on television as John Wayne Gacy on Ghost Adventures and as Richard Styles on Judge Dad.

He is also the author of the book, Improv: A Rant.

Amanda Davila is an actor, writer, director, producer and singer with over 20 years experience performing on stage as well as in video and podcasts. She is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where she received degrees in Advertising and Photography.

Amanda made her directorial debut with “Oh My Gods” which she also wrote and produced with Memoriam Development where she now functions as Director of Theatrical Development. Since being involved with Memoriam, Amanda has written, directed, produced, and performed in multiple projects, most recently, the annual production of Memoriam’s horror anthology “Nightshade”, touring the fringe festival circuit with “Halvsies” and improv shows like “Rorshached”, “Mememto Memoriam” and “Hall-Marked”.

Amanda is also active with Side Street Studio Arts, hosting their monthly open mic and participating in many of their events and gallery shows.

When Amanda isn’t performing or creating she spends her time traveling, cooking, and sitting in a dark room drinking whiskey and wondering if she has any real talent. you know, artsy stuff.

Nick and Amanda will be joined by Denver Area improvisers Jacob Sorling and Jennifer Caress.

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Ironton Distillery Gallery

3636 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80216

Entrance: The main entrance is on Chestnut Place.

Accessibility: The patio and entrance to the venue can be accessed from the street via a ramp

Parking: Limited free street parking along Chestnut Pl and 36th St; Catalyst parking garage at 3508 Delgany St

Admission: You must show your ticket confirmation or purchase a ticket at the venue;all seating is general admission, audiences will wait in a queue before entry to the show