SOUTH COAST TODAY (NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS) -- Gelehrter has participated in improvisational comedy troupes since 1993. As an improviser, she has performed in venues throughout the United States and Canada.
When she was a student at UMass Dartmouth, Gelehrter was a member of the Rational Anarchists and Chux Cuzzin improv troupes from 1993 to 1998. She subsequently studied theatre at San Francisco State University (2001-2003) and took improv workshops at San Francisco Comedy College.
Gelehrter also trained in improv and sketch writing at the legendary Second City in Chicago, where she participated in four intensive levels of improv and sketch immersion classes throughout the summer of 2017.