Asaf Ronen is the educational director at The Institution Theater in Austin, TX, and author of “Directing Improv.” Asaf has been involved in improv since 1990 and has improvised and taught all over the world. In this episode, which was recorded at The Institution Theater, Jimmy talks to Asaf about growing up as a latch-key kid, why he moved from New York to Austin, and how teaching improv helps with depression.
Centralia is an improv group from New York that has developed its own unique style of improv. Jimmy sat down with this legendary group at The New York Improv Festival at The PIT and talked to them about the evolution of the group, their influences and what the New York improv scene was like when the were starting out back in the ’90s. You are going to love this one!