Moist Theatre

Improv Comedy at its wettest

Moist theatre is a comedy improv troupe.



Moist theatre is made up of current and abroad members. Who they are and what they are up to currently is detailed below.


Current Members


Carson Gale graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Business. He has since been working as an actor, doing everything from television commercials to film and television as well as theatre. He is currently training at Toronto's Second City conservatory program. Carson's main focus theatrically is Moist Theatre, and is well on his way to do acting and comedy writing full-time aside from improv. Check out his personal website for more info.


Colin Murphy is the resident engineer of Moist Theatre and after obtaining his degree from McMaster, has since worked professionally as a mechanical engineer. Colin's experience in theatre ranges from writing and directing musicals, to stand-up comedy in Hamilton and Toronto, and of course, improv. He also has started studying in The Second City conservatory program. Colin's pursual of improv through Moist Theatre strengthened after being the co-president of the McMaster Improv Team for the year following his brother's (Cliff's) departure from McMaster.


Ben did his undergraduate degree in Health Sciences at McMaster University along with the other moist members. He then completed medical school at McMaster and is now working as a resident physician in psychiatry. Ben's theatrical achievements and successes as an improviser come from a long history in improv comedy. He was one of the founding members of the McMaster Improv Team before joining Moist Theatre.


Cliff Murphy completed his undergraduate degree alongside Ben McCutchen in health studies after which he spent two years doing a post-graduate degree in education at Niagara College. He works as a secondary school teacher in the Halton region of southern-Ontario and spends his summers working in a summer camp for children with special needs. Cliff also has an extensive amount of theatrical experience and training from performing and writing theatre to directing his own rendition of Twelfth Night. He has graduated from The Second City conservatory and has also had extensive training in improvisational comedy.