Mr.Voice Spotlight: David “Phillp Michael Thomas” Scott

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

David “Philip Michael Thomas” Scott is a full-time announcer, score keeper, and operator of the lights, videos screens, and music at ComedySportz (a.k.a. “Sound Dude” or “Mr. Voice”), where he is finally able to put his knowledge of PowerPoint and iTunes to good use.  He was first exposed to improvisational theater in college when one […]

Player Spotlight: Brandon “Hey” Arnold

Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

In little over a decade Brandon Arnold has pretty much done it all at ComedySportz San Jose. At any given moment in that 10+ years you could find him as a Loyal Fan, a High School League member, a workshopper, an usher, Mr. Voice, a Player, a Referee, a High School League coach, an Adult […]

Player Spotlight: Derek “The Real” McCaw

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Derek McCaw hung out with all the founding ComedySportz players but couldn’t join because he still had a year left of UCLA. Upon his return, he cleverly tricked CSz San Jose owner Jeff Kramer into letting him take workshops by asking, “Hey, could I take workshops?” Later, Jeff counter-tricked Derek into becoming a player by […]

Player Spotlight: Brianne “Abbott and” Kostielney

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Brianne associates performing improv with throwing up. Let’s explain: She had serious stage fright for the first two years as a professional improviser, and would be nauseous just before shows. She would also consider escape plans on show days (“I wonder how much tickets to Hawaii are for tonight. This mosquito bite on my arm […]

Player Spotlight: Andy “Perspirant” Alder

Posted on 27. May, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Andy grew up in a tiny town in South Central Kansas, which you may also know as the middle of nowhere. He’s fluent in redneck and can drive a combine.** He attended college in Tulsa, OK and spent 12 years there before relocating to the Bay Area six years ago following grad school to work […]

Left Coast Tournament 2011

Posted on 26. May, 2011 by in Improv

Last weekend we welcomed ComedySportz teams from (North to South) Portland, Sacramento and Los Angeles for the 2nd annual Left Coast Tournament. A great series of matches culminated with Saturday’s 9pm All Star match with guest ref Betse Green from Portland. The tournament was a tune-up for all 4 cities as they prepare to travel […]

ComedySportz San Jose Player Laura Lineback Becomes Free Agent

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture, News

On May 20, 2011, Laura Lineback “To the Future” became a free agent.  The heart-wrenching decision was made in order to accommodate her impending relocation to Los Angeles, Calif., which is following her graduation from San Francisco State University as an art major. The 29-year-old painter and Fremont native will be touring Europe on a two month […]

This week, on a very special episode of ComedySportz…

Posted on 01. May, 2011 by in Blog

This past weekend, the San Jose team had the pleasure of welcoming a guest to their home field, all the way from ComedySportz Los Angeles: Rick Steadman.  Since there are currently over 20 ComedySportz teams in the world, it’s not uncommon to have visiting playerz from cities as close as ComedySportz Sacramento, to as far […]

ComedySportz Welcomes Castro Valley High School

Posted on 01. May, 2011 by in Blog

This weekend, CSz San Jose team was excited to host and perform alongside the winning team from the Northern California ComedySportz High School League Tournament: Castro Valley High. The tournament, now in it’s 8th year, awards 1st, 2nd and 3rd place to teams that demonstrate their skillz in improv, ComedySportz games, and, of course, teamwork. […]

Player Spotlight: Omar “Kareem” Abdullah

Posted on 18. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, CSz Culture

Omar grew up in Calcutta, India and moved to California in January 2006. During his time at Irvington High School, Omar was introduced to ComedySportz San Jose through his friend who needed help on a school project. They put together an improv show with the training of CSz veteran Scott Schroder. After graduating high school […]

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