Nels has extensive experience with nationally recognized improvisational theater groups including The Groundlings, Annoyance Theater, and The Upright Citizens Brigade in addition to his Twin Cities collaborative experience since 1995. Nels has recently directed the Twin Cities productions of Ka-Baam!! and Creature Feature, continues to co-produce the weekly improv showcase “Improv A Go Go” as well as perform with local improv groups. As an instructor, Nels has taught many courses on improv, as well as Master Series classes of his own design. Nels is also an accomplished screen actor, appearing in several films as well as commercials for national marketing campaigns.
Nels oversees the artistic direction of HUGE productions.