Suburban Philly's favorite improvisational comedy troupe since 2011!
Bob's comedy career started 25 years ago when he performed stand up comedy at clubs throughout the country as he traveled with his job. Bob feels that improv is much more challenging and rewarding versus scripted comedy formats. Bob has tremendous respect for the talent and enthusiasm that his fellow BTB members bring to each performance.
Favorite Game: Pillars
Brett joined the group that became Better Than Bacon in late 2010 and performed for the first time in Spring of 2011. His love of improv is fueled by a lifelong dedication to ridiculousness and stupefaction.
Arms Expert, Hey Waiter!, Misfit Toys
Lauren is no stranger to the stage. From being typecast as an old lady in many a high school drama production to playing sax in a 10-piece funk band, Lauren and the stage are old friends. Aside from being the only curly-haired brunette girl in the group, Lauren is Better Than Bacon's resident web-mistress, keeping the website up to date and looking very purple.
Favorite Games: Alphabet, Arms Expert, Hello Down There, Dating Game
Gerry started his improv education around the family dinner table with 9 people in attendance every night. After that gig fell apart, he enrolled in improv classes where he met several members of what is now Better Than Bacon. Gerry loves using improv as a creative outlet and a break from his day job in corporate America. He is happy to have his new gig with Better Than Bacon.
Favorite Game: Alphabet
Susan comes to Better Than Bacon from an exhausting nursing career and the stand-up stage. In improv, she found her true self and married her muse – making people laugh. Susan adores chocolate and her Elvis-on-velvet collection.
Favorite Game: Shift Left
Amy has found many uses for her improv skills interacting with children in her job as an environmental educator. Encouraged by the laughs at work, Amy enrolled in an improv comedy class in August 2007. She was hooked and has been taking classes and performing ever since. Amy is thrilled to be a piece of Better Than Bacon.
Favorite Game: Misfit Toys
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