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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Matt Besser, a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade, hosts Jimmy at the UCB Theater LA. Matt bears all for Jimmy, discussing his time in Chicago, the founding of UCB, the recent controversy over paying performers, and even a relationship that was previously unknown to the audience. Matt could not have been a better guest. Improv lovers should NOT miss this episode.

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