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ColdTowne faculty and performer, Nathan Sowell.

Teacher Spotlight: Nathan Sowell

Winner of “Best Coach” in 2016, Nathan Sowell is the complete package. Knowledgeable and encouraging as a teacher and joyful as a performer, he is a critic, audience and student favorite. We posed a couple of questions about his background and philosophy in this post. Tell us about your background, Nathan. I started taking improv classes in…
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In Other News

  • Don’t Look Back: A retrospective on ’16 and look ahead w/Dave Buckman

    Now that we’ve closed the books on 2016, we sidled up to Executive Producer Dave Buckman to talk about his first full year of programming at ColdTowne Theater to see what shows and performers had a break out run or year.  What mainstage shows from 2016 were your favorites? Dave: Dinner for Six, famiLIES, Elvis’…
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  • How do you call your Loverboy? On Friday nights, starting Jan 2017.

    After Wednesday favorites Patio Talk moved to NYC to further their comedy careers in 2014, audiences wondered: who will move into the Wednesday night slot? Who could deliver that much energy, talent and delight week after week? Given the long shadow and packed houses that Patio Talk had built over the course of their residency, the expectations…
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  • You Gave Me a Mountain (of a Show): An interview with Elvis’s director Will Cleveland

    Will Cleveland is the Artistic Director of ColdTowne Theater, and has performed, produced and directed shows at the theater since moving to Austin from NYC in 2013. Prior to coming to ColdTowne, he managed UCB’s traveling team and was a producer for UCBComedy. He is a native of Arkansas and you can see him in…
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