The Distillery

Welcome to The Distillery, an online interview series hosted by Lee Shang Lun. Each half-hour episode is a livestreamed conversation that concentrates on the subject's unique perspective and expertise. The aim is to draw out simple ideas from deep discussion.

Episode 23 – Melissa McGlensey

Melissa McGlensey

4 June 2020 6:30 PM

Melissa McGlensey is an improviser, comedian and writer interested in politics and play. Melissa is a member of several Melbourne-based genre improv ensembles, including Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare, Improvised Jane Austen and she is the director of Completely Improvised Potter. Melissa also performs regularly on a house team at The Improv Conspiracy and is an improv and sketch teacher at LMA Melbourne. When not studying, teaching or performing improv, stand-up or sketch comedy, Melissa is a freelance journalist, satirist and screenwriter, with bylines including Reductress, The Betoota Advocate, The Huffington Post, and more.