RomHim Parody

RompHim Parody – HipDot

My friend, Ashley, works for HipDot, which promotes shopping on its site through facebook live broadcasts. If you’ve been on facebook recently, you saw the kickstarter video for RompHim, a romper for men. Ashley suggested a parody to her bosses. They green lighted it. Here’s the result. Glad to play a part. I’ll add that […]

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Robert A Lynch

2016 in Review

I grew a lot as an actor this year – more physical, playful, artistic, vocal and comfortable in chaos. I also made a big distinction toward the end of 2016 that really changed my perspective, and subsequently, my outlook for 2017: there’s a huge difference between struggling and being in the struggle. The latter includes […]

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The Pool iO West

iO West and The Pool

A surfer. A salsa dancer. A cancer survivor support group organizer. A yogi. A MA theatre studies grad. A personality test aficionado. A dog walker. And a publicist. That’s who played in the second round of iO West’s “The Pool”, a show that features graduates of the iO West and iO Chicago improv training program. […]

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UCB LA Harold Audition

Improv auditions are interesting. I’ve now auditioned for house/Harold teams at iO Chicago, iO West, The Annoyance, The Playground and for Rogue. Two nights ago, I added UCB LA to the list. 512 people auditioning. Less than 5 percent get in. Seems about right. A couple thoughts about this audition: 1) The auditors were extremely […]

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UCB LA’s Jake Regal Part 2

Here’s the second part of my interview with UCB LA’s Jake Regal. How has improv changed? When I was first taking classes, the philosophy was a very much a writer’s philosophy. It seemed solely about the game – finding the unusual thing, playing the move. It was very mathematical. Almost too mathematical. Never as bad […]

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The Eight Characters of Comedy

I’ve been re-watching Cheers on Netflix. It was a childhood staple along with Night Court and Three’s Company. Later it was Seinfeld, The Simpsons, Just Shoot Me, Arrested Development and Scrubs (I’ve watched every episode at least twice). I love making people laugh and I’ve always been drawn to comedy. I recently finished UCB 401. […]

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UCB LA and Julie Brister Part 2

In the second half of my interview with Julie Brister, she addresses questions about acting in Los Angeles, what makes a good improviser, how improv has changed since she started, how UCB has changed and what’s in store for her future. Most everyone who moves to LA with dreams of pursuing their passion is faced […]

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