For 40 years Shawn Kinley has been performing and teaching in various countries all over the world. (54 countries at last count). With a background in Mime, Mask, Physical Theatre and Improvisation, Shawn brings a mix of styles and tools from many areas for all skill levels and backgrounds. He is based in Canada at The Loose Moose Theatre where he performs, directs, teaches and creates when he is not touring the world. He worked directly with Keith Johnstone for more than 20 years and has taught in the National Theatres and Operas of Iceland, Norway, Slovenia, Scotland as well as Scientists in Israel, Technology managers in Dubai, Lawyers in the U.S., Children everywhere and various Universities in Oxford, Cambridge, Tokyo, and more. His favourite influences are from his students and he often quotes 6 year old children for their wisdom in the art of improvisation.