Patrick Knisely is a writer and performer from Austin, Texas. Patrick teaches improv at The New Movement (Austin). He has performed in comedy festivals in Austin, Chicago, Dallas and New York. His comedy troupe Opposites performs regularly at The New Movement Theater. In addition Patrick performs improv with Narwhal and various other projects. Patrick is a company member, puppet builder and regular performer for the Puppet Improv Project. Patrick also builds puppets, along with his wife Erica, for their comedy variety performance company Abstract Rainbow. Along with David Meyers he has co-written and co-produced the original stage plays Gus! (2009) and Drywall (2008) as part of FronteraFest.