Man Accused of Using Improv Class to Have Sex with Students

A former University of South Florida improv instructor is accused of using his position to force students into sexual acts with him and his wife.

The 31-year-old adjunct instructor is accused of sexually assaulting one student and harassing at least one other, according to reports.

The man and his wife, a former graduate student, are accused of working together to manipulate students into sex. The sex allegedly began as consensual and progressed to a point where consent was revoked, according to police.

The man has been banned from teaching at USF and has stopped teaching at several other universities. He still runs an improv comedy venue with his wife.

Multiple complaints were filed against the man, claiming that he and his wife would invite students to their home after shows to drink, do drugs and – in some cases – sleep over.

The man denies having sex with any USF student except his wife.

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