In this episode we sit down with Ruth Jenkins & Patrick Short the founders of ComedySportz Portland. In their interview Ruth and Patrick discuss the history of ComedySportz in Portland, offer insight on building a sense of community with your community, give advice on creating original shows, shed some light on what actors are doing in class or auditions that hurt themselves, and much more!
Ruth Jenkins & Patrick Short of Comedy Sporty Portland, Chris Murphy (Creator/Co-Host), Craig Fitzpatrick (Guest Host), Sarah Nolte Fuller (Production Manager/Co-Host).
This episode is brought to you by Twilight Theater Company in Portland, OR. Twilight Theater is a not-for-profit organization that endeavors to meet a growing need for accessible, innovative theatre in the North Portland community both for artists and audiences. Their 2019 Season theme “In the Buff” includes some incredible plays such as Equus, The elephant Man, Veronica’s Room, The Miracle Worker, and more. To find out more about Twilight and to purchase tickets to their upcoming shows, please visit twilighttheatercompany.org.
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