Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane

“Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane,” is a live interview show hosted by Jimmy Carrane, a comedian, well-known improv teacher and former host of Studio 312 on Chicago Public Radio. In this show, Jimmy interviews icons in the world of improv and comedy, giving audiences a behind-the-scenes look at their creative process. Laugh along as Jimmy performs a totally unscripted scene with many of his guests and then opens the floor for questions.


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Jimmy Carrane is the host of Improv Nerd and co-author of “Improvising Better: A Guide to the Working Improviser.” He is the former host of Studio 312 on Chicago Public Radio. He has taught at The Second City, IO-Chicago, The Annoyance and Victory Gardens.


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Rashawn Nadine Scott is the cast of The Second City e.t.c.’s 39th revue, “Soul Brother Where Are Thou?” She is a recipient of the Bob Curry Fellowship, and she’s performed in The Art of Falling with Second City and Hubbard Street Dance. Jimmy talks to he about her amazing confidence, how she got the Bob Curry Fellowship, and how having a background in singing and musical theater helps her at Second City.

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