ComedySportz player since 2001

ComedySportz player since 2001

Courtney Pong

Co-owner & General Manager

As a professional improviser for over 17 years, Courtney has led team building workshops and provided entertainment and entertainment programming for Fortune 500 companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Brocade, Cisco Systems, eBay, PayPal, Nike, Intel, HP and Adobe.

Since 2001, she has been a performer and educator with CSz Worldwide, which is home to the award-winning, competitive improv show, ComedySportz, performed in 30 cities across the US and Europe.

Prior to her move to Boston, she spent 15 years with CSz San Jose, one of CSz Worldwide’s longest-running operating locations with over 6,000 performances.

Courtney hails from San Francisco, as a seasoned high tech and digital health communicator, with a focus on corporate wellness programs and employee engagement. She holds over a decade of experience in communication, public relations, analyst relations, social media and marketing.

In Silicon Valley, Pong utilized her depth of experience in team building, collaboration and applied improv to build fun, communicative and connected teams. She’s the world’s okayest runner and rock climber, nearsighted and dust intolerant. 

 

  ComedySportz player since 2002

ComedySportz player since 2002

Betse Green

Co-owner, Operations

Green holds 25+ years in the corporate sector, leveraging her background in recruiting, project management and team building to transform Fortune 500 companies such as Intel and Nike, as well as entertainment industry experience following her work in the animation industry at LAIKA.

Green holds more than 15 years of experience teaching group exercise and wellness coaching. An improviser since 2002, Green has maintained the past 13 years as an ensemble member and coach of CSz Portland – this encompasses 5 years as a Director or Youth Education. She is the current manager of Improv 4 Kids programming.

Green performs, teaches and facilitates corporate applied improvisation with CSz Portland as well as teaching and performing in the Portland metro area. She performs and teaches nationally and internationally at theaters and festivals. Her improv education includes CSz (league wide), IO Chicago and masterclass trainings with Joe Bill, Jill Bernard, Asaf Ronan, Susan Messing, Mick Napier and Bob Dassie to namedrop a few.