Jason Paul Perez

Improv Instructor


"You can't control how funny you are, you can only control how committed you are." -Drew Droege

Currently located in Scotland, Jason is the Artistic Director and Founder of the Edinburgh International Improv Festival. Jason originally came from Southern California where he started performing improv with the National Comedy Theatre and Comedy Sportz.  Jason taught improv at 6 high schools in San Diego as well as at Cal State San Marcos and University of Colorado Boulder.  In Los Angeles Jason performed and trained with The Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, and IO West.  Jason has also toured and taught workshops at such festivals as Red Rocks Improv Festival, Denver Improv Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival, and many more around the world with multiple improv teams. Upon moving to New York, Jason helped co-found the corporate improv training company Improv (In)Corporation as well as perform with Saint York at the PIT.  Jason is currently teaching improv at the renowned Tron Theatre in Glasgow and is the Co-Director of Blank Script Limited, an Arts Not-for-Profit based out of Edinburgh.

Jason has been teaching improv for 8 years and performing/training for 16 years. He has worked with cast members and writers of shows such as SNL, The Good Place, Conan, Parks And Recreation, Master of None, and WWE.  He has also been trained by such legends of the industry as Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Miles Stroth, Will Hines, Anthony Atamanuik, Brian James O'Connell, Alex Berg, and Frank Caeti.

Get in touch with him to set up private team coaching or workshops, or use the contact button at the bottom of this page to reserve a spot in a class or ask him a question.