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Journeyman improviser JOEY SHOPE interviews greats and future-greats of the comedy world.

Journeyman improviser JOEY SHOPE interviews greats and future-greats of the comedy world.
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Journeyman improviser JOEY SHOPE interviews greats and future-greats of the comedy world.






Journeyman 2.25 - Drew Coolidge

Joey welcomes back master improviser and coach, Drew Coolidge. Together, they dig deep into what makes good improvisers, good shows, and if there is such a thing as good improv.

Duration: 01:18:59

Journeyman 2.24 - Robert Souders

Joey spends some quality time with the co-founder of Orange County’s Improv Collective, Robert Souders. Robert shares some of his favorite stories spanning over the last ten years of growing as an improviser, teacher, and businessman.

Duration: 01:15:41

Journeyman 2.23 - Chris Arnold

Joey interviews Chris Arnold about his start in comedy sports and his search for passion. Chris describes his love of the fun of improv and what an escape it is for him.

Duration: 01:07:52

Journeyman 2.22 - Jack McDonald

Joey interviews his former IFL teammate Jack Seavor McDonald and learns how acting brought him to discover a love of improv. Jack muses on his newly joined teams and his outlook on improv philosophy. Support us at:

Duration: 00:59:43

Journeyman 2.20 - Lyndale Starks

Joey talks to Lyndale Starks about the healing power of improv and how it's changed her over years. Lyndale also shares her feelings on the relationship between the improviser and the audience.

Duration: 00:54:38

Journeyman 2.20 - Zach Robins

Joey reclines on the doctor's couch in this episode of Journeyman as he chats with Zach Robins. Zach's insightful reflections on his own journey to date and the therapeutic power of improv draw out some of the best arguments for the art form. Listen as Joey sneaks a free session into the interview,

Duration: 01:02:25

Episode 2.19 - Rev McLean

Joey wraps up his time at the Red Rocks Improv Festival with Cedar City's own Ryan "Rev" McLean. Rev shares his experience of over a decade with Off the Cuff, the journey of the Red Rocks Improv Festival, and everything in between. He also gives his insight on the future of the Improv Renaissance.

Duration: 01:19:47

Journeyman - Josh N-

Joey catches up with Josh W. Nicols at the Red Rocks Improv Festival. They dig into some of the best lessons Josh has learned in his years of performing and running an Improv community. He also shares his insight on his philosophies of improv and what the future holds.

Duration: 01:23:16

Journeyman 2.17 - Joe Spence

Joey is on the road in Utah at the Red Rocks Improv Festival. In this episode, he chats with Joe Spence about his journey starting as a would be doctor in the midwest. Chasing his dreams to act out to California, he found a deep love for improv. Joey digs into Joe's feelings as an experienced improviser who loves the art form more than most.

Duration: 01:16:33

Journeyman 2.16 - Master Class with Nick Armstrong

Journeyman 2.16 - Master Class with Nick Armstrong by Joey Shope

Duration: 00:55:23

Episode 2.15 - Alex Duarte

Joey talks to Alex about how she started in theater as the girlfriend of an improviser, but became a staple and favorite of the OC improv community. They dig into the importance of a woman's perspective in improv, as well as Alex's thoughts on improv philosophy.

Duration: 00:53:55

Episode 2.14 - Sam Forbes Revisited

Joey sits down with his first repeat guest, Sam Forbes. Joey and Sam began their journeys at about the same time and have been performing together and growing alongside one another for over 7 years. They talk about where Sam is now compared to where he was when last on the show, how teaching has influenced their journeys, and discuss the beginnings of their own philosophy of play.

Duration: 01:29:40

Journeyman 2.13 - Zach Payne

Joey talks to Zach Payne about how he overcame his paralyzing fear of the stage to become a confident performer. Zach shares how his love of improv and musical theater have formed him as an Improviser.

Duration: 01:00:57

Episode 2.12 - Josh Heimendinger

Joey talks to Josh about his unconventional first steps into the world of improv. They also discuss how how improv is Josh's way of facing down oblivion.

Duration: 01:13:45

Episode 2.11 - James Stebick

Joey sits down with James Stebick and discusses his journey from fan, to one of Spectacles Improv Engine's earliest members. Player and coach, James is a staple of the OC improv community. He also shares his insights on the current state and future on improv.

Duration: 01:16:27

Journeyman -210.2 IFL With Mikey Robledo

Joey digs into the details of IFL with none other than the Commissioner of IFL, Mikey Robledo.

Duration: 00:22:12

Journeyman -210 Mikey Felix Robledo

Joey talks with performer and producer Mikey Robledo about the twisting turns on his improv journey. Martial artist, aspiring wrestler, actor, and beloved company member, Mikey has come a long way down his road as an improviser. He also shares great insight on what it takes to produce such large shows as Spectacles Improv Engine's IFL and the OC Cagematch.

Duration: 01:05:19

Journeyman 2.9 - Ryan Suffridge

Joey interviews San Diego resident improviser, Ryan Suffridge. Listen to his experiences from literally following the signs pointing him to improv, to his growth as a person and teacher. He also shares his thoughts on the future of improv and what to do when "you need more swag".

Duration: 01:03:17

Journeyman 2.8 - Leo Alex Martinez

Joey interviews Leo Alex Martinez to discover how he went from doing theater like "Jane Eyre" to a comedic power house in the Orange County Improv scene. Leo also shares some great insights on his outlook on improv as an art form and where we land on the improv timeline.

Duration: 01:16:00

Journeyman 2.7 - Amy Louise Sebelius

In this weeks episode, Joey interviews the talented and wise, Amy Louise Sebelius. A dancer, actor, teacher, improviser, and so much more. Amy shares from her incredible experiences the lessons she's learned and her beliefs about improv and the arts.

Duration: 01:11:14

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