We are Funnylicious, Slovakia’s first and only English language improv comedy troupe and improv training center. We are dedicated to providing high quality entertainment and improv training to everyone!
Established in 2014, Funnylicious has grown into Slovakia's biggest improv community with regular main stage shows, workshops, public classes, weekly drop-in session, and professional training for companies.
We believe in the transformative power of improvisation that can unlock our natural creativity and help us become a better version of ourselves. Most importantly, improv brings so much joy and laughter to everyone involves.
Our shows are interactive, spontaneous, unscripted and bring people from all walks of life together. Our public workshops and classes have continued to inspire and change lives for the better.
The People Behind Funnylicious
Founder, Artistic Director, and Head Instructor
Hon Chong is an instructor, improviser, performing artist and accomplished educator. Hon has been in training, education and development for over 12 years and has worked in the USA, Slovakia, The Czech Republic and Malaysia. He also has direct industry experience in film and TV productions, entertainment, corporate events/ workshops and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
His love for acting and theater started early. He remembers as a child he would do solo improvisation of made up scenes and characters to entertain himself. Hon has utilized his skills, along with extensive acting and improv training to coach and train a wide spectrum of clients and companies in a variety of contexts. He is also the Founder of International Society for Arts and Culture (ISAC), a grassroots non-profit based in Bratislava which is the parent organization of Funnylicious.
Project Manager, Cast Member and Instructor
Olivia is a music educator, performer, and arts manager. She graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava with a specialization in Dramaturgy and Music Management.
She has performed with Slovak theater, 'Biele Divadlo' and French theatre, 'THEATRABratislava'. As a singer-songwriter, she has performed with several bands and ensembles. In her free time, Olivia loves dancing, horseback riding, and gardening.
Dejan is an improv actor. He spent his childhood acting in shows and dancing in folklore groups. Now he has rediscovered his love for performing art and is using it to fuel his work as an improviser.
Martina finished both conservatory and economic studies. She is a combined artist/rational thinker. She has a nine-to-five job while devoting her free time to music, nature and improvisation. She is also a hands-on sports fan and a travel freak where a backpack is her best friend along with her imaginary dog.
She has been doing improv for two years and has realized how freeing it may be to have the space to invent a perfectly different self on the stage.
Esin is an improviser and has been a cast member of Funnylicious since 2019. She has developed a deep passion for improv since she saw a Funnylicious performance a few years ago.