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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Description Micah Philbrook is one of Chicago's most thoughtful and invovative improvisers and teachers. He teaches at The Second City Training Center, he's a founder of pH Productions, and he performs with Tim and Micah Project. Jimmy sat down with him to talk about joining a cult-like improv group when he first came to Chicago, the importance of hanging out in the improv community and what he likes about improv.
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