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Everyone Hoops: A Sketch Show

Back in the summer I was lucky enough to be able to put up a sports themed sketch show at Studio BE with Collin Dahlgren and David Schwartzbaum. I’m super excited to announce that we get to do it again, but at The de Maat Theater at Second City. The poster and press release below has... Read more »

Where Do I Drink After an Improv Show?

After performing improvisors are usually in the mood for a beer or twenty. Each theater seems to have a bar that most of the performers go to after the show. Below is a list of bars that are typically linked to a theater and a quick run down of each of them. All the info... Read more »

5 Bad Improv Moves

In improv there are rules, but every rule has an exception and probably another rule that breaks that rule. In the end it’s just a giant mess and typically what’s funny wins. But sometimes there are things that we just shouldn’t do or do too much. So that being said there are obviously no concrete bad... Read more »
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5 Awesome Improv Moves

The greatest part of improv is it’s organic. The basic idea of a scene might work one night and completely bomb the next. So in all reality there are no “perfect moves” or “scenes that work every time”. This list is composed of scenes or moves that I personally enjoy seeing almost all the time.... Read more »

Stepping On Legos

My Own Font

So I recently learned how to create my own fonts using Adobe Illustrator and a program called FontLab Studio. The first font I created is a hand drawn bubble font titled “Bacon”. You can download it from  DaFont.com .
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Why Does The Red Line Smell Like Piss?

The first line I wrote down when making Shit Chicagoans Say was “Why does the red line always smell like piss?”. Well this is the first video I’ve seen that explains the phenomenon.
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    Bacon is an iO Training Center and Second City Conservatory graduate who lives on the north side of Chicago. You can see him perform on Saturday nights at 7:30pm with the HouseCo Second City Training Center cast of "Cry Me A Pancake" in The de Maat Theater. He also performs improv with the iO Theater Harold team "Apollo" and the independent team "Sophomore Album".

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