BA #186: Alison Haislip

July 2, 2017 | 9:44 pm |

Alison Haislip Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and eighty-sixth Box Angeles host Alison Haislip (Attack of the Show!, Battlebots) stops by Studio 309. She discusses performing music as a child, attending Boston College, tripping into hosting, and more!


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The BA #186 Breakdown
– Box rants thinking water can press in a tan for most of his life …
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in New Jersey and being valedictorian.
– Singing / playing piano and performing in plays, like Peter Pan.
– Attending Boston College for theatre and getting cast in leads as a freshman.
– Spending a summer in NYC before moving to Los Angeles and working at the Cheesecake Factory.
– Signing up for Central Casting and a music video for Brand New.
– Working with an acting coach, getting a manager and tripping into hosting.
– Getting into union via commercials, The Voice and America Ninja Warrior.
– Landing Battleground after a dark period and then Battlebots.
– Alison describes what she does in three words.
– Alison answers why show business, why Hollywood and her favorite part of LA.
– Alison discusses what content she consumes and who she’d like to work with.
– Alison’s favorite thing she has done (& least) and how she defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Narcissus Kumquat IPA



For more Alison, catch her in NCIS: Los Angeles and follow her on Twitter @alisonhaislip.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder believes what his uncle tells him. Follow him @boxangeles.