A photograph shows a feminine figure with light skin, blue eyes, and windswept brown hair. They smile while looking into the camera.

Melanie Hoopes


Melanie teaches improv and storytelling for The Next Level and for Magnet Theater’s ‘Magnet Genius Machine’ where she also performs. Melanie writes for  WNYC Studios’ podcast, ‘Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin’, and her regular advice column, ‘The Hypocrite’s Almanac’, appears in The Park Slope Reader.

Melanie is mentoring Jenny Bee! (Class of 2018)


  • HerestheThing

    Here's the Thing w/ Alec Baldwin

  • Hypocrite Melanie Hoopes

    The Hypocrite’s Almanac

  • Magnet Theater

    Magnet Theater