Improv Nonsense: Better Conversations →
improvnonsense: Improv can make you funnier, will likely make you a better actor, and could maybe even get you work. But one thing it will definitely do is make you better at having conversations. You listen better, you speak to the heart of the matter more, you lie less, you speak more concisely. But also, you…
Modern Family Ties
Eric Stonestreet still has his reels on his website! He’s comedic one is awesome: watch it. He still plays shows at iO West, keep an eye on the schedule. And if you ever get the chance to see him, don’t miss it!!! Jason Winer, director/producer is also an alumni but now we’re blushing.
The time is now! New class schedule is up. →
15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent →
prepmyway: stephenkennedy: 1. Zhaghzhagh (Persian) The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage. 2. Yuputka (Ulwa) A word made for walking in the woods at night, it’s the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin. 3. Slampadato (Italian) Addicted to the infra-red glow of tanning salons? This word describes you. 4. Luftmensch (Yiddish) The Yiddish have scores of words to...
Hey San Fran! Check out Kind Strangers tonight. →
Bloopers from Clairol Nice N Easy commercials. Yet another iO West alumni…we’re everywhere. You can try to hide but it’s no use!!! Who would hide without internet or television?
You Heard Me! By Kate Ruppert
saysomethingfunnybitch: Kate Ruppert has “no interest in dating anyone who has a following, a reputation or an agent. Veto.” Read why else she is fabulous…and who WILL she date?… http://saysomethingfunnybitch.tumblr.com/kateruppert A few of the awesome laides of iO West write for this website, it’s worth your attention!
iO West Tumblr →
upstairsgallery: Hey! iO west has a Tumblr! It’s only been updated 9 times in the two months since it was established. That’s still 9x better then iO Chicago’s Tumblr. We’re under new management here on tumblr. expect much more posting…until I get a job, but there’s no real danger of that happening anytime soon so keep watching!
Interview with Craig Cackowski
It may be an older interview, and we promise we’ll bring you more improv tips, tricks, and take-aways over the coming weeks and months from some of our best teachers, players, and teams. First here is a gem of an interview with Craig Cackowski, member of iO team Quartet (among hundreds of other amazing teams) and also teacher extrodinaire. Here is the interview: Craig talks.
Contestants Needed for tomorrow!!
You know Dave Holmes from television, there is no doubting that. What you may or may not know is that he’s willing to give you $40! Tomorrow night! Dave hosts a game show, live at iO West called the Friday 40 where 3 contestants match wits, while drinking 40’s, and the winner leaves $40 richer!! Best part is you can be a contestant!!! Facebook Mr. Holmes himself and tell him you...
If you’re an actor and you are funny you’ve undoubtedly sent postcards to Dorian Frankel. She’s a powerhouse casting director and also an iO West alumni. This Saturday at 9pm she is returning to the theater to perform The Armando. Even if you’re just in the audience you may accidentally become famous, you’ve been warned.
Ryan Gosling Attempts to Thwart Hurricane Irene...
damienfahey: SEE DAMIEN FAHEY EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT @iO WEST’S DEL CLOSE THEATER WITH “TRIGGERFINGER”