Colleen Specht is a funny mom. No, seriously, she is professionally funny. Besides being a stay at home mom to a boy who is 6 and a girl who is 4, she also started ImprovMania.
Colleen has been doing improv and stand-up for 16 year. She meet her husband Dave Specht, who was in the same improve group in Arizona. Sparks flew while they were doing shows every weekend, they got married.
Two years ago, they opened up an Improv Theater, ImprovMania in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. Chandler is one of those “family friendly” cities, where you find a lot of malls and Chucky Cheeses, but nothing as fun as an improv theater – until now.
“We dreamed about opening ImprovMania for a long time, it’s a passion we’ve had for a long time,” said Colleen. “After we had kids, we could not devote the time to improv.”
As often happens with kids, they grow up. Colleen and David found themselves with more time.
“We are either going to do it or not, so we just did it,” she said. “Now we didn’t need to keep talking about it anymore. If we failed, we failed. At least we would … Continue reading..