Josh Lenn, Artistic Director
Josh originates from San Francisco, CA and has worked as a professional actor for the last 11 years. He has experience in theater, film, TV, commercials, voice over and video games. Starting his career in San Francisco, Josh studied at some of the Bay Area’s best institutions such as American Conservatory Theater and Berkeley Rep. From there he began to perform with established theater companies throughout the Bay Area. Josh moved to Stockholm in 2008, and became a member of Improvisation & Co. where he teaches, directs and performs. He created the hit show Action Impro, a fully improvised action movie. which was performed at Second City for the Chicago Improv festival in 2011. Action Impro II, the sequel, is currently running. His most recent show is Lost in Translation, which was a success from the beginning, has been playing for full houses for the last two years and is currently in season four. Commercially Josh has represented many global brands such as Jeep, Volvo, Intel, Ericsson, Gillette, Johnnie Walker, Carlsberg and many others. He has worked in film, TV and have major roles in some of the most popular video games Battlefield 3 and Battlefield Bad Company 2, as well as many other video games. Aside from acting Josh’s true passion lies in helping other people express themselves fully through theater and to help them reach their potential. Participating in theater is a transformational experience and IT’S will be a place where be people can develop and grow. Check out Josh’s acting site.
Katarina Wahlberg, General Manager
Katarina is born and raised in Stockholm, but spent almost ten years living abroad in London, Seville, Madrid and New York. Aside from being an improviser, she has a Master’s Degree in International Relations. For roughly ten years she worked on international development issues while taking improv classes and performing during evenings and weekends. Katarina did most of her improv training in New York. Between 2005 and 2008 she performed in over 100 shows at the Peoples Improv Theater in the ECNY-nominated improv team Fancy Dragon. Back in Stockholm she has performed in Lost in Translation, Action Impro II and 1927 at Improvisation & Co. Katarina is also a member of the independent improv group Dramatiska who has set up shows such as Improvised Tennessee Williams, Improvised Ingmar Bergman and Improvised Woody Allen at Stockholms Improvisationsteater. Katarina teaches classes in improvisation and holds corporate workshops to strengthen cooperation, creativity and communication at work places. She is a true improv nerd and loves witnessing how improv boosts people’s self-confidence and general happiness. For Katarina, IT’S is an opportunity to combine her passion for the performing arts with a hope to create a welcoming, vibrating and international hub in Stockholm.