An Interview With iO’s Dave Asher

If you’re familiar with iO Chicago, then you’re familiar with Dave Asher. He is not only the very talented musical director at the theater; he is also a very talented … [Read more...]

An Interview With Gary Richardson

Gary Richardson is a beloved member of the Chicago improv and comedy community who recently moved to New York City to pursue more opportunities in the comedic field. Before he … [Read more...]

Rick Overton Talks iO, Improv, and Stand-Up

Rick Overton is a renowned comedian best known for his roles in Groundhog Day, The Informant, and Bad Teacher. When Rick isn’t filming, you’ll often find him performing … [Read more...]

A Chat With Jennifer Estlin from The Annoyance Theater

The iO Theater in Chicago will soon be making a move to a new space after more than 15 years at its current location in the Wrigleyville neighborhood. Before that, another … [Read more...]

An Interview with Steve Waltien

This past week I had the pleasure of sitting down with iO alum and current Second City Mainstage cast member, Steve Waltien, to talk about improv, auditions, his path to the … [Read more...]

An Interview With iO West Artistic Director, James Grace

The iO theater opened it’s L.A. branch in 1997, then called “Improv Olympic West”, under then managing and Artistic Director Paul Vaillancourt. Thanks in large part to the … [Read more...]