Categories
Blog

How to run a successful online improv festival

Lots of people are looking for reasons to believe that an online festival won’t work, or that it won’t be as good as the “real thing.” We’re here to tell you that it can.

Categories
Interviews

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.”

Categories
Uncategorized

Spotlight On: Crossed Wires

“Expect a show that is like going to a movie theater to see a movie, but the movie theater is stuck in a tornado.”

Categories
Interviews

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.”

Categories
Interviews

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 […]

Categories
Interviews

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.”

Categories
Interviews

Spotlight On: C.Y.A.

“Our favorite part about improvising together is that when we are truly connected, it doesn’t feel like work.”

Categories
Interviews

Spotlight On: I Win Improv

“There are so many talented performers out there who go unseen and unheard. Their voices are silenced in the background and they never get a chance to perform and to be themselves.”

Categories
Interviews

Spotlight On: Together/By Myself

“Improv is not a place of logic; it’s its own parallel universe where my emotions are in full control. All I have to do is let my heart tell me what to do, and as long as I allow myself to honor what I’m honestly feeling, I can never be wrong.”

Categories
Interviews

Spotlight On: Impromptu

“There’s a synergy that happens when we play together, and we think it has a lot to do with the fact that we are a group composed of an actor, a playwright, and a storyteller.”