Gloria Rabil Bankler


is a filmmaker, writer, director, actress, and now Novelist.  She is the founder of the Improv troupe Furiously Missing (FM). FM is a frequent headliner at the prestigious Hideout Theatre in Austin. Furiously Missing performed in the 2012 NYC Improv Festival. Gloria is also a mother of two boys and married to a wonderful and charming adult; Todd.  Gloria is a home school parent that spends much more time in classes with her kids then on stage, in front of or behind the camera.  Check out her website at


Ryan Hill


is a well known Austin Improv performer, teaching assistant, and storyteller. Ryan's other projects include The Black Vault, Breaking Beckett, The Next Chapter, and Hurly Burly. With an adult son also performing and assisting with teaching Improv and a fiance who Improvises as well, Ryan has his days filled with web development and his evenings filled with fun, make believe.


Paul Normandin


is the founder of IOP and a Moth GrandSlam storyteller. His other projects include Hurly Burly, The Black Vault, The Next Chapter, and can frequently be found on stage in Austin telling true stories. Paul is a father, husband and Ultimate (Frisbee) enthusiast. When not traveling with his family, on stage or throwing a disc, Paul works as a Project Management Professional.