Gary Schwartz voices some very popular video game characters, teaches improvisation techniques to actors and corporations, and runs a theater company in beautiful North Bend. Fresh off a successful Kickstarter campaign to create a series of improv training videos, Gary joined us to talk about his unusual audition for the movie "Quest for Fire," his transformative work with Viola Spolin (the "mother of improvisational theater"), and the strange link between Ferris Bueller and Kevin Spacey's character in "House of Cards."
- Gary's Portfolio Site
- Spolin.com – About Viola Spolin, author of "Improvisation for the Theater"
- Intuitive Learning Systems – Promoting the teachings and work of Viola Spolin
- Improv Odyssey – Changing the way you work and play
- Spolin Games Online – Learn how to play and coach Spolin’s Theater Games
- Meet the Heavy – A fun sample of Gary's voice work
- Valley Center Stage – North Bend’s community theater
Here's Gary's answers, in graph form. Click on a picture to magnifirize it: