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Chase Winton

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Chase Winton is an actress, writer and Groundling. She has directed, taught Improv and sketch writing at the Groundlings Theater  for the past 25 years. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and modern dancer in New York in the 1980's , she studied with Twyla Tharp and Merce Cunningham and performing with the dance companies of Kenneth Rinker and Charles Moulton.  Chase ditched dance for comedy and improv with the Frontline , and Artificial Intelligence with whom she performed in the original cast of  Tony n' Tina's Wedding.  She has appeared in film and television ( Ms Cleveland in The Bad News Bears, and Two Broke Girls-- to name a few....)  She has performed in written-word essay shows around Los Angeles like Sit and Spin, Not What I Signed Up For and the Rant and Rave series by Rogue Machine theater.