Posts Tagged ‘coldtowne’

Recommended Reading For Improvisers – Got Your Back Podcast

Listen to this episode for a detailed breakdown of why each of these books made our list of recommended reading for improvisers. Also, we discuss the local Austin improv warm-up “books”, and what makes its great. Check out the full recommended reading list of links at GYBpodcast.com Listen to the episode on itunes or streaming…

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Bill Stern Interview – Got Your Back Podcast

Bill Stern is an improviser currently living and performing in Chicago, whose comedy roots are based in Austin. In this interview with the charismatic Stern we covered a vast number of topics from Bill’s history to the harold. Bill has us do an exercise on air that blew our minds out of our butts. Then to…

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Nathan Sowell Interview – Got Your Back

Check out this interview of Nathan Sowell on Got Your Back podcast. Nathan is a member of a number of groups including Nice Astronaut, Skutch, Fantastic Buddies and he is currently directing the upcoming My Step-Dad is a Genie. In this interview with Nathan we discussed his keen ability to make moves during a show that really…

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David Hess Interview – Got Your Back Podcast

David Hess is truly a renaissance man. Perhaps you’ve seen him improvising with groups including The Team and Glamping Trip, or acting in a local live stage version of the Ghostbusters, or acting online in something like the trailer for Hell No: The Sensible Horror Film, or even performing with one of his bands Supersonic Uke or Baby Got Bacteria… In this most recent episode…

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Dave Buckman Interview – Got Your Back

Got Your Back podcast recently interviewed one of Austin’s most experienced and most beloved improv instructors, Dave Buckman. In this episode we discussed Dave’s time spent training in Chicago at IO and Second City, and how that ultimately led to his taking a job at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam. We also talked about some of the patterns he has…

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3 Speeches About Improv – Got Your Back

Got Your Back podcast recently put on a live show where 3 of the great minds from the Austin improv community came to speak at length on topics of their choosing. This first show featured the following speeches: – “You Suck Forever: Thoughts on Improv Nihilism” by Bryan Lubu Roberts – “Finding, Feeding, and Chasing…

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Audition Advice For Improvisers – Got Your Back

Got Your Back podcast has compiled a list of advice, tips, and best practices when auditioning for improv shows to go along with their recent post on how to get stage time in Austin. In the episode they are joined by local directors Valerie Ward and Lance Gilstrap who help break down a list of…

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Rachel Madorsky – Got Your Back Interview

In the latest episode of Got Your Back podcast, Rachel Madorsky stopped by the studio for an interview. Rachel is an original ColdTowne faculty member who has long been supremely supportive force in the community. In addition to teaching and performing Rachel works as a licensed psychotherapist, and was kind enough to engage in a…

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How To Get Stage Time In Austin

Got Your Back podcast has put together a comprehensive guide to teach people who are new to improv or new to Austin how the groups and shows you see on stage come together, as well as how they acquire that stage time at the various theaters in Austin. Though the details are specific to Austin…

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