Jeff Quintana is the Artistic Director and co-founder of The Villain Theater in Miami. He is a respected teacher and improviser who has studied in New York and Chicago. In this episode, we recorded live at The Villain Theater and talked to Jeff about his dream of opening up an improv theater, being homeless in New York, and how to create a character immediately at the top of an improv scene.
Mike Carr has been the Artistic Director at SAK Comedy Lab in Orlando, FL, since 2006. Mike Carr has performed with Mission Improvable, studied at iO Chicago where he was on the Harold team Revolver and has been able to improvise at his job at The Monster Inc. Laugh Floor at Disney World. In this episode, Jimmy talks to Mike Carr at the Tampa Improv Festival about how he got started in theater and what it’s like to be an artistic director at an improv theater.