BA #080: Suzi Barrett

May 25, 2015 | 12:26 am |

Improviser Suzi Barrett Podcast Interview

So nah nah honey, episode eighty is good, it could have another but it probably should not! On the eightieth Box Angeles improviser Suzi Barrett (How I Met Your Mother, Drunk History) stops by Studio 309. She discusses being a child of divorce, attending Western Michigan University for theatre, working at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, and more!


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The BA #080 Breakdown —
– Box rants sending mail to return addresses.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up as a good kid in Michigan and having divorced parents.
– Theatre club in high school and being class president.
– Attending Western Michigan University and moving to Chicago for improv training at iO.
– Working at Rainforest Cafe and being cast by Boom Chicago in Amsterdam.
– Moving to Hollywood, starting with UCB and Seth Morris hooking up representation.
The BAQ —
– Suzi describes what she does in three words.
– Suzi answers why show business, why Hollywood and her favorite thing about LA.
– Suzi discusses who she enjoys to watch and who she’d like to work with.
– Suzi’s favorite thing she has done and how she defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


Guest Beer — Saint Archer, IPA


For more Suzi, buy her book 50 Shades of Gray: (a coffee table book), go see her perform at UCB and follow her on Twitter @suzi_barrett.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder wants to dupe to post office. Follow him on Twitter @boxangeles.