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Spotlight On: I’m With Her

“if there isn’t a fake moustache at some point, I’ve wasted everyone’s time.”

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Spotlight On: The Haiku Lady

“There’s an adage about improv that I use when I teach: ‘All you have in improv is the floor and your scene partner.’ And now, in solo improv, all I have is the floor!”

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Spotlight On: Michael J. Astrauskas

“I’ve noticed that characters are most believable — and therefore most engaging — as well as easiest to play, when the performance is coming from some real place, which may or may not lead to laughter.”

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Spotlight On: Solovela

“I want to have a balance of bringing in the tropes, but also modernizing them. I don’t want to just bring in the stereotypes without considering how far we’ve come when it comes to gender roles, what modern relationships look like, etc.”

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Spotlight On: Cheeze&Crackerz

“We are both drawn to strong characters with a definite point of view. We pay attention to each other, the whole person, words, postures and expressions.”

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Spotlight on: Steve Horton

“When I do stand up, I get frustrated that I can’t do emotional character work. And when I do improv, I get frustrated that I can’t do my witty observations about all the different books and DVDs on minimalism.”

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Spotlight On: Sharon & Karen

“We love the feeling of walking off stage and knowing in our guts that everything clicked, that we gave it our all, that we listened hard and supported one another, and that we loved the hell out of each other for every single second.”

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Spotlight On: Cuzzins

“Expect little to nothing except and including the collapse of all things known unfolding into an origami-esque fractal of the conspicuous subconscious streaming tickle tendrils tangentially fringing mellifluously upon the cortex keys of existential sublimity. Aka, expect to have fun.”

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Spotlight On: The Project

The Project is an improv duo featuring Chuy Zárate and Antonio Zárate. The father-son duo, based out of Austin, Texas, will perform in the 9:05 PM show block on Friday, August 14 at the 2020 Countdown Improv Festival. In this special video spotlight interview, the Zárates talk about the genesis of their duo, what’s great […]

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Spotlight On: Sweaty Dee

“One thing I really love about stand up, and solo improv, is that you have total control of what’s going on in the act. If a bit is going south, it’s up to you to cut it short or take a new direction. It also forces you to be very in-tune with the audience because they are your scene partner.”