Rebecca Stockley

Company Member since 1989
Coach since 1986

A co-founder of BATS Improv, Rebecca was the Dean of the BATS School of Improv from 1992 to 2003. Rebecca has been designing and teaching improvisation workshops since 1984.

Rebecca has her BFA from the University of Washington Professional Actor Training Program. She has lead improvised theatre workshops for American Conservatory Theatre Advanced Training Program, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre.

Rebecca’s first improv group was the Grey Family Players in 1972. She has improvised with the Other Cafe Players, Seattle Theatresports, Out of the Blue, Out of Line, Pulp Playhouse, True Fiction Magazine, Eat the Apple, and Fratelli Bologna. Rebecca has played Theatresports™ in more than 20 cities on 4 continents. She loves performing and directing Keith Johnstone’s Gorilla Theatre, Life Game, and Micetro and she has been instrumental in starting Theatresports in several cities.

Rebecca’s book, Improvisation Through Theatre Sports, provides a curriculum for teaching improvisation to young people.

Rebecca is a pioneer in the application of improvisation to the world of business. Clients include Apple, Stanford University, Pixar Animation Studios, and Telltale Games.