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Thoughts on 2-person scenes

18 Jul

There is something about doing something new on stage that gets my heart pumping. It could be my first stage combat, attempting to sing, doing wire work a la Jackie Chan, or doing a nude scene.

Don’t worry, none of those happened. Though, I wouldn’t mind streaking on stage sometime. I’m talking about the two person scene in improv. Two people act out a scene and take on the personas of multiple characters in the scene. Never seen a two person scene? Check out some of the two person improv acts in San Diego if you get the chance. Chris George and Mike McFarland are one of the funniest two person acts to catch. (Tell them I sent ya). (more…)

[VIDEO] Left on the cutting room floor…or were they?

17 Jul

We just got done shooting a bunch of promo spots for our upcoming shows – this was my personal first time doing them, and it was a total blast.

Typically, the way the process works is that a few Hinges put their heads together to write scripts for some quick, 30-second sketches, then we get together in a bootstrapped studio to shoot them. What surprised the hell out of me was the sheer amount of comedy that miraculously sprang up outside of the scripted sketches. (more…)

iO West show (video) recap

23 May

“But Hinges bloggers, what about your recent show at iO West, in Hollywood, the capitol of all humor and culture in the world? (Snarf, snarf). Will we ever get a recap of that legendary event? Snarf?”

Oh, Snarf, you know we’d never leave you out in the cold when it comes to recapping our greatest show in (goldfish) memory! (more…)