In Episode 33 of Improv Yak, Carla yaks with Co-Artistic Director of iO West, Colleen Doyle about "The Why" in improvisation. In this honest and informative conversation, they also touch upon the difficulties of being people pleasers and how giving and taking notes in a two person show can get tricky.
In Episode 32 of Improv Yak, Carla sits down with long time improviser and teacher Stephen C. James and yaks about his experience teaching kids and teenagers.
In Episode 31 of Improv Yak, Carla chats with Second City alumna and teacher Jenna Jolovitz. They yak about Jenna's philosophy on making a bold choice and applying energy in a scene. They also discuss how a skiing experience humbled and reminded Jenna about what it's like to be a student. And then things get all oatsy-crunchy.
In the season two premiere of Improv Yak, Carla talks with Los Angeles improviser Chad Damiani on his use of clowning and idiot work in improvisation. They also yak about tearing down the fourth wall between audience and improviser and discuss Chad's introduction to improvisation via wrestling!