Archive for the ‘Outside Projects’ Category
About a year ago, we had a team meeting to discuss what new projects we wanted to try and pursue. We started talking about a documentary about Improv. We partnered with a wonderful director and producer and now we enter the stage where we raise funds for the project. We have started a Kickstarter project [...]
Ever heard of the Dalai Lama? Ever wonder how the heck he got so much good karma? Want some of your own? Well, apparently he just follows these 20 easy steps every day all day and that’s it. Now, thanks to USSRR, you can have just as much good karma as the Dalai Lama. You’re [...]
Michael Patrick O’Brien is a writer from SNL, a great improviser and the coach of my first Harold team, Rattlesnake High School. He has created a real great web series called ’7 Minutes in Heaven’ where he interviews various celebrities in the close quarters of a closet, then they kiss at the end. Here is [...]
THIS WEDNESDAY SEPT 14th from 4-6pm iOwest DROP IN IMPROV CLASS $20 ALL Levels of Improv Experience WELCOME! WITH ANNIE KOURIS HOFF! Prepare to flex those improv gluts and get ready to burn off bad habits! SEE YA THERE! or PASS IT ON!
This Saturday night, Riki Kalil and I will be performing two man improv as part of the Jimmy Moonbeam Show in San Francisco. The Jimmy Moonbeam Show is billed as a “Feel Good Talent Extravaganza”. It is an old school variety show. We have performed in this show before and it is always a fun, [...]
Exactly one year ago, Levin O’Connor, Dave Taylor and myself started a comedy podcast. We had been performing sketch comedy for about 5 years or so, but with life creeping in we found it harder and harder to get together to work on comedy. Plus, with all 3 of us being on USS Rock n [...]
A few weeks ago I did a show with Aaron Krebs and Jeff Passino in SideKicks. This show is where these two wonderful improvisers ask another veteran performer to do a 20 min show and then an interview. I think this show is great. I’ve seen it AND i’ve performed in it. For every improv [...]
WEDNESDAY Aug 10th 4-6pm $20 Cash All levels of improv experience are welcome. www.west.ioimprov.com This week’s workout with be with none other than USS’er Annie Kouris Hoff! Come get your improv quads blasted and tone up those flabby improv midsections! Get the improv beach body you’ve always dreamed of! HOPE to see you there!
In January, USS Rock n Roll was asked to guest star in the TV show Pit Boss. This show is on the Animal Planet network and chronicles the adventures of a Pit Bull rescue company. We performed a show with one of the cast members of Pit Boss, Ashley. Last Friday night, we were asked [...]
Matt Keene is the author of Keene Observations as well as being a member of the iO West Harold team Local 132. Matt is a graduate of Indiana State University and an avid fan of all things Sycamore. He also performs regularly with USS Rock N Roll’s Dave Taylor in the two-man show Tailor Made, [...]