The Latest From Yes But Why

YBY ep 322: Wendy Salome on giving yourself permission to be creative.

This week on Yes But Why, I talk to improviser and producer, Wendy Salome. Wendy Salome serves Austin’s creative community through the Coldtowne Theater. She was the Chief of Staff for ColdTowne Theater from 2018-2020. She improvised with the ColdTowne House Troupe, “Porch Cat” as well as the all-mom troupe, “My Secret Friend.” Wendy produced the B. Iden Payne-nominated show Junior Year Abroad and co-produced My Own Worst Enemy. After a long stretch of…
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YBY ep 321: Fiona Howat on finding what makes you happy and doing it!

Fiona Howat

This week on Yes But Why, I chat with Fiona Howat. Fiona Howat is a podcaster who loves improv, storytelling and roleplaying games. As well as doing as much improv as possible (both online and in person), she runs two RPG-related podcasts, ‘What I am Rolling?’: a twice-monthly RPG one-shot podcast, and ‘The DM’s Bookclub‘: where each week the hosts take a topic from Dungeons and Dragons and discuss how…
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YBY ep 320: Ti Malik Coleman and the many branches of his tree of creativity

Ti Malik Coleman

This week on Yes But Why, I explore the world of artist Ti Malik Coleman. Ti Malik Coleman is a Baltimore based comedian, teacher, storyteller, improviser, and writer. A Black trans performer, he is dedicated to building spaces for black queer and trans folks to come together and share stories as a mechanism of healing and celebration. Ti Malik tells stories to heal, gather and entertain. Ti Malik is an…
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YBY ep 319: Patti Stiles and a life of telling stories and creating wonder.


This week on Yes But Why, I present my interview with Patti Stiles. Patti Stiles is an actor, director, author, playwright and teacher who specializes in improvisational theatre. She has been working professionally in theatre since 1983. Patti has taught and performed in North and South America, Europe, Scandinavia, Asia, UAE and the Oceania region for numerous improv companies, festivals, and theatre schools as well as the corporate arena. Patti…
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YBY ep 318: The unstoppable force of Kasia Chmara’s creativity.

This week on Yes But Why, I present my interview with Kasia Chmara. Kasia Chmara is an improviser, an actress and a theater teacher in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She completed her studies at the International Film, Theatre and TV School in Lodz. She has been performing improv for almost a decade, but she’s been teaching theatre since 1998.   Kasia is an artistic coordinator of “Improdrom,” the International Improv Festival in…
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