BA #149: Mark McConville

October 2, 2016 | 9:58 pm |

Mark McConville Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and forty-ninth Box Angeles improviser Mark McConville (Superego, Pistol Shrimps Radio) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up in Wisconsin, traveling as a teen doing live PSAs, getting into ComedySportz in college, and more!


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The BA #149 Breakdown
– Box rants hot towels.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up Hudson WI and playing hockey as a kid.
– Switching to church theater and traveling around Minnesota doing PSAs.
– Introduction to improv and attending the University of Wisconsin.
– ComedySportz all the time and moving to Los Angeles.
– Getting into the improv scene and odd jobs like Starbucks.
– Landing a gig at Disney and Opening Night at iO West.
– Origins of Superego and Pistol Shrimps Radio and doing audio sketches in high school.
– Mark describes what he does in three words.
– Mark answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Mark discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– Mark’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Narcissus IPA



For more Mark, follow him on Twitter @markmcconville.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder loves hot towels. Follow him @boxangeles.