Director born in England, now living in Calgary, Alberta, and improv pioneer who became notorious for telling his students to be more boring.
He performed with the Royal Court Theatre and taught at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before coming to Canada. Though he is the author of several plays, he is probably best noted for his writings and studies into improvisation and his creation of Theatresports . He has invented many of the improv games the Theatresports chain uses, notably Micetro and Gorilla Theatre .
His books include Impro and Impro for Storytellers .
He is professor emeritus at the University of Calgary and co-founder of Loose Moose Theatre. See keithjohnstone.com for more.