The Latest From Yes But Why

YBY ep 317: Lisa Michelle Jackson on viewing mistakes as gifts and turning your bad time into something good.

Lisa Michelle Jackson

This week on Yes But Why, I interviewed improviser and creative, Lisa Michelle Jackson. Lisa Michelle Jackson is an improv comedian, visual artist, dancer, and writer based in Austin, Texas. Lisa has been improvising since 2007 and has worked as a performer, teacher, coach and director. With B. Iden Payne awards and nominations, she has performed in an array of shows and troupes and has traveled to perform across the…
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YBY ep 316: Pete Parsons: talent on the stage and on the page.

Pete Parsons Actor

This week on Yes But Why, I interviewed writer and actor, Pete Parsons. Pete Parsons is an entertainer who currently lives in Austin Texas. A graduate of The Theater School at DePaul University, Pete learned the most about what it takes to be an artist from the Chicago improv theaters and their classes and communities.  These days, you can catch him at the Fallout Theater in downtown Austin. Every Saturday…
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YBY ep 315: David “BS” Bradshaw on his passion for empowering creative people

This week on Yes But Why, I interviewed emcee/beatboxer, David “BS” Bradshaw about his love for performing freestyle rap and teaching workshops. David “BS” Bradshaw has been emceeing and beatboxing in NYC for the past decade. His primary focus the last five years has been refining his craft as an artist- educator and programming specialist. He has toured regionally, performed at the Apollo, been featured on BET’s 106&Park, and The…
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YBY ep 314: Creative multipotentialite Charlotte Brown connects improvisers all over the world!

Charlotte Brown

This week on Yes But Why, I chatted with improviser and theater techperson, Charlotte Brown. Charlotte Brown (they/them) is a Chicago-based multipotentialite that enjoys many creative endeavors such as improv, filmmaking, photography, and teching virtual improvised shows! Charlotte got their start during the pandemic doing tech for online improv shows through the Hideout Theater in Austin, Texas (you know the one). Charlotte has enjoyed virtual theater because they have gotten…
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YBY ep 313: Comedian Zack Lyman talks about little projects and The Big Laugh

Zack Lyman Stand-Up Comic

This week on Yes But Why, I had the pleasure of speaking with Arizona-based stand-up comedian, Zack Lyman. Zack Lyman has been performing stand-up comedy for over 13 years. In that time, he has been written about by such publications as Vulture Magazine, Phoenix New Times, and Comedy Hype Magazine. His live shows are unique and full of energy. Zack recently filmed his own soon-to-be-streaming comedy special, The Big Laugh. …
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