Jan 31 2020
Anna Marr will host improv and acting workshops at WUN’s Narcolepsy Family Summer Camp!
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Have you and your family applied to WUN’s Narcolepsy Family Summer Camp? We are excited to announce that Anna Marr will be an improv/acting instructor this year at camp. She will be hosting improv and acting workshops with a focus on humor and cataplexy for our campers!
Anna Marr is a Los Angeles-based actor/writer with a focus in comedy, film/TV, and voiceover animation. She is an Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB)-trained advanced improviser and musical improviser who has performed comedy in theaters all over New York City and comedy festivals on the East Coast. As a trained singer, she has sung at Joe’s Pub and the Signature Theatre, as well as on the award-winning Story Pirates podcast. A proud Story Pirates company member, Anna has toured around the country, performed characters on their podcast, and served as a consultant for sensory friendly and relaxed performances. Her acting has been featured in videos on Bustle and Allure, official film festival selections, and various online sketches. She is a regular contributor to Vulture (This Week in Comedy Podcasts).
As a creator, Anna recently wrote, produced, and starred in a short pilot for a dark comedy series, “Walking through Peanut Butter,” based on her experiences navigating New York’s comedy scene with narcolepsy, and co-wrote, produced, and acted in the comedic webseries “NANNIES.” She is also a co-founder of Bluelaces Theatre Co., a non-profit that creates interactive, multi-sensory theatrical experiences for individuals with other developmental differences. A Midwesterner at heart, Anna is a Northwestern University alum who is passionate about sleep health and ice cream.
Go to www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org/camp to find out more information and apply!