Tim Honker

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Tim Honker

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Primary Theater ColdTowne Theater
Years Active 2008-Present

Tim Honker was a sketch writer/producer/actor/instructor in Austin, Texas and performed comedy in Austin and around the country from 2008-2015.


[edit] Comedy Education and Performances

Tim started taking improv and sketch classes at ColdTowne Conservatory in 2008 and graduated in March 2009. Tim was a founding member of Nice Astronaut and performed with them for 7 years. He also co-created the sketch comedy troupe Townsville with Nicole McCracken. Tim taught improv and sketch through Nice Astronaut. Tim co-developed and directed Arthur Simone’s (Best Actor – Austin Chronicle, 2009) one-man sketch show Dear Frailty. He also wrote and performed with the sketch group UpTowne and has performed with the ColdTowne Touring Company. Tim was a co-curator of ColdTowne Theater's Bad Movie Night along with Drew Wesely. He retired from improv in 2015.

[edit] Non-comedy

Tim graduated from the University of Texas in 2006 with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Computer Science. Tim spent several years working in the defense industry as a systems, mechanical, and software engineer. Tim assisted on design of FASTRAC, the University of Texas's nanosatellite, which was launched into low Earth orbit on November 19, 2010. Tim is also a homebrewer, a NAUI certified Master Scuba Diver, and is credited as working on a few published PC and console video game titles.

[edit] Active Troupes & Shows

  • Townsville - writer, co-director, actor, producer

[edit] Former Troupes & Shows

[edit] Festivals

  • Chicago Improv Festival (Nice Astronaut 2013)
  • Out of Bounds (Nice Astronaut 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Del Close Marathon (Nice Astronaut 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Improv Festival Oklahoma (Nice Astronaut 2014)
  • Frontera Fest (Townsville 2012)
  • Austin Sketch Fest (Dear Frailty 2009)
  • Charleston Comedy Festival (ColdTowne Tour Co 2010)

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