Matias Avaca is an Argentinian improviser residing in New Zealand who has performed and coached in more than 15 countries through South America, Europe, Asia and Oceania. He is the co-founder and artistic director of “Mabel Impro”, the first Spanish speaking Improv group in Australasia. His style is characterised by working with different languages, and the absence of them, recurring to Improv as a universal language. He also develops Improv Theatre formats, and travels the world coaching Improv troupes in them. Two of his most popular formats: “Livin’ La Impro Loca” and “Perfect Strangers” have been performed by Improv groups in several countries. Matias is the founder and director of the Auckland Improv Marathon and co-founder and director of the Auckland Improv Festival.