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Jakob Wagner

Jakob is an improviser, actor, musician, producer and writer, born and raised in Berlin.

Jakob fell in love with improv after seeing a “Good Luck, Barbara” show, he became one of the very first Hive Improv students. Besides learning to do improv with Hive and Comedysportz Berlin, he picked up lessons from improv luminaries such as Will Hines, Alex Berg, Inbal Lori, Marie Lively, Joe Bill, Dave Razowsky and Philip Markle. Jakob is a founding member of several long form groups including Guillotine, Cat Video and championship winners Cat Bear.

Besides being an improv fanatic, Jakob has been rapping and singing with the bands Flexiblez, Brassnatass and Puppetmastaz. He has also produced music for several artists. When he started out as an actor he was also a regular for a German TV show for a while. And if you are ever on his good side he might even tell you which one.


Jakob ist ein Improvisierer, Author, Schauspieler und Musiker aus Berlin.

Jakob ist seit über vier Jahren Teil der englischsprachigen Improszene in Berlin. Am Anfang spielte er mit Comedysportz und wurde später regelmäßiger Performer in Langformshows, vor allem im CCB. Er lernte Improvisation bei Comedysportz und der Hive School of Comedy. Außerdem besuchte er Kurse bei Improvlegenden wie Will Hines, Alex Berg, Inbal Lori, Marie Lively, Joe Bill, Dave Razowsky, Lee White, Lydia Hensler and Philip Markle. Jakob ist ein Gründungsmitglied mehrerer Comedygruppen einschließlich Pfand!, Cat Video, Wagner und Bär und die January Offensive 2018 Gewinner Cat Bear.

Jakob ist außerdem Rapper, Sänger und Puppenspieler in der Band Puppetmastaz. Ferner hat er Musik für verschiedene Künstler produziert. Er hat zudem Sketche für Bühne und Film geschrieben und veröffentlicht und spielt regelmäßig mit der Sketch-Grupper The Weird-Show!

Upcoming Courses & Workshops:

January 2019

Truth of the Scene (Honest Improv)

Saturdays, January 12th - March 2nd (8 Classes)
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Comedy Café Berlin, Roseggerstr. 17
Berlin, 12059 Germany
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125€ – 150€ 12 tickets left
Truth of the Scene

This course focuses on grounding your improv in something realistic and emotionally tangible. We explore how characters, worlds and scenes unfold when we focus on relationships and the “who”. Together with Game, Truth of the Scene is a pillar of our philosophy of comedic improv. You’ll learn how to put yourself in the mindset of discovery by listening and staying honest and truthful. You’ll discover how playing grounded, relatable characters can provide rich, fulfilling and hilarious scenes. Get ready to…

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