Teacher, Comedian, Founder, The Riot Theater
Joe Gels is a drama teacher at the prestigious Boston Latin School. He is also a founding member of Improv Jones Boston, a 501(c)3 group which has been entertaining Boston area audiences for over 10 years. Additionally, he is a core player and the former artistic director of ComedySportz Boston, a member of ComedySportz Worldwide, which was founded in Milwaukee and now has chapters all across the United States. In 2014, Joe founded the Riot Theater in Jamaica Plain, “because the world needs laughter” under the umbrella of Improv Jones Boston. Joe is also an avid runner and craft beer enthusiast. He is an alumnus of Boston University, where he met his wife Abigail, who is an artist and scenic painter in Boston.