Jon Bolden

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Jon Bolden

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Primary Theater The Hideout Theatre
Years Active 2007-Present

Jon Bolden is an improv performer, instructor, director, and photographer who works primarily at The Hideout Theatre. He's one of the co-producers of the Out of Bounds Comedy festival.


Jon teaches all levels at The Hideout Theatre. In the fall of 2014, he will being teaching Introduction to Improv and Improv for Actors at the State Theater for Acting. Jon and Roy Janik have developed a workshop series on being positive called The Power of Positivity.

Jon has also taught workshops in Alaska, Seattle, Oklahoma, Ohio, Houston, Tokyo and Osaka Japan, and Washington DC.


Jon moved to downtown Austin in 2007, where he stumbled upon a Christmas performance of the Available Cupholders at The Hideout Theatre. It was his first experience seeing live improv. He attended the free Tuesday Night Jam the following week and has been involved weekly since.

Jon is an instructor at The Hideout Theatre and the State Theater for Acting. He performs weekly with Bad Boys and travels/teaches workshops with Roy Janik as Squirrel Buddies



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