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Maggie Rieth Austin

Dallas Comedy House
Director of Education
Hailing from Rochester, New York, Maggie Rieth Austin is a Texan by choice and a writer, director, actress, and educator by trade. A proud graduate of the Dallas Comedy House (DCH) Training Center, she now serves as the Director of Education for the theater, as well as an instructor and regular performer. Prior to joining the DCH team, Maggie taught eighth grade math as part of Teach For America – Dallas/Fort Worth (2009) and served as the Director, Corps Culture, Communications, and Systems at the TFA-DFW regional office.
Combining her passion for education and comedy, she has developed curriculum for educators to incorporate the tenets of improv into their instruction and leadership. She has also launched a summer improv camp for kids in grades K-12 and is working to continue to grow the children’s program at DCH.
To learn more about how you can bring comedy into your classroom, you can email Maggie (maggie@dallascomedyhouse.com) For lots of photos and stories about her newborn daughter, follow Maggie on Twitter & Instagram (@maggierieth).

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, April 5

5:30pm CDT