BA #020: Will McLaughlin

April 8, 2014 | 11:35 pm |

Improviser Will McLaughlin Interview


Oh, if the sky comes falling down, for you; there’s nothing in this world episode twenty wouldn’t do! On the twentieth Box Angeles podcast, improviser / actor Will McLaughlin (Parks and RecreationBrooklyn Nine-Nine) stops by Studio 309. He discusses how he moved to NYC on a dare, where he was on 9/11, gets distracted by some fireworks and more!

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The BA #020 Breakdown —
– Box rants ‘write offs’ and taxes.
– Playing a lot of cops, and security guards.
– Growing up in a single parent house in Syracuse and watching television.
– Attending Savannah College of Art and Design and dropping out before graduation.
– Moving to NYC on a dare and finding apartments / jobs.
– Discovering Upright Citizens Brigade and doing his 301 grad show the night before 9/11.
– Moving to Los Angeles and getting distracted by fireworks.
– Will’s favorite part of LA and teaching improv.
– Will describes what he does in three words and gives his logline.
– Will shares who he enjoys to watch and who he’d want to work with.
– Will’s favorite thing he has done and advice for those getting into entertainment.
– Closing line / sign-off.


Guest Beer — Hangar 24, Amarillo Pale Ale



For more Will, check him out live at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre and follow him on Twitter @Macoule30.

Mike ‘Box’ Elder is an aspiring actor. He dislikes taxes, but more importantly people who act like they know how to do them. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.