Stomping Ground is so excited to welcome new staff members!

Chris Sanders is joining the Improv Instructor staff and teaching Level One for the Fall Term. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Training Center.

Here’s a little more about Chris:

Chris is an alum of the Stomping Ground Improv Program, is thrilled to return to Stomping Ground as the Improv I instructor. Chris may have been found on the SG stage in As Y’all Like It, Swipe Right, My F-ed Up Family Thanksgiving, Think Outside the Closet, and many improv showcases. Chris is also a Theatre professor at UTD in Richardson, as well as a Theatre performer. Their theatre credits include Noises Off (Theatre 3), Frankenstein, A Christmas Carol [2016] (Dallas Theater Center), The Learned Ladies, Much Ado About Nothing, Timon of Athens (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Our Town (George Street Playhouse), Artist Descending a Staircase (Amphibian Stage Productions), Obama-ology, Split Second (Jubilee Theatre), Straight White Men (Second Thought Theatre), the World Premiere of The Monarch (Soul Rep and Echo Theatres), and Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding (Count Basie Theatre). Chris earned her BA in Theatre from Kean University and her MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University. Chris Sanders is represented by the Mary Collins Agency, in Dallas, TX.

Katie Dallas is joining the team as the House Team Facilitator and working to organize, facilitate, and build the house team culture at SG. She brings with her years of performance experience and involvement at multiple improv training centers.

Here’s a little more about Katie:

Katie is an actor and voiceover talent who recently returned to Texas from NYC. While in New York, she studied improv at Upright Citizens Brigade and sketch comedy at The Peoples Improv Theater, where she was a core performer and sometimes writer in the ongoing residency show Bragging Rights. Katie’s comedic sensibilities have proven to be quite useful in the on-camera and VO commercial world, where she has national and international credits with top brand names. You can catch her on the Stomping Ground stage belting it out in the hit musical improv show Broadway(ish). 

Please help us welcome Chris and Katie to the SG Family!