New York improviser: Johnny Camacho

Johnny Camacho

Johnny Camacho is a Brooklyn-based comic actor and writer, originally from the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. In the sixth grade, he got the title role in a stage production of Winnie the Pooh. He didn't learn any of his lines. It was his first improv performance. A theatre arts major, Johnny graduated from Roanoke College in 2012 with academic distinction and departmental honors. In 2013, he attended the prestigious Sewanee Writer's Conference to workshop an original play under Daisy Foote and Dan O'Brien.

Since moving to Brooklyn in 2014, Johnny has studied improvisation with some of the best teachers, performers, and coaches in the UCB community, including Silvija Ozols, Doug Moe, Anthony Atamanuik, Johnny Meeks, Matt DeCoster, Abra Tabak, and Connor Ratliff.