Tag: Tommy Bechtold

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Wheelhouse: iO West’s New Premier Harold Team!

The iO West theater in Hollywood has completely overhauled its improv programming.  Beginning January 8th, three premier teams will perform the theater’s flagship form, The Harold: King Ten, Heyday, and the team I am privileged to play on, Wheelhouse. The players are Tommy Bechtold, Frank Caeti, Tom Christensen, Chris Gorbos, Kyle More, Justin Michael Terry, Lynn Trickey, Erik Voss & Danielle […]

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Joining “The Cartel” @ iO West

Tonight, I will perform with The Cartel for the first time!  The shows are part of iO West’s Harold Night lineup on Tuesday nights, 9:30 PM. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some veteran improvisors. I will be joining Ernie Macias, Laura Davis, Drew Coolidge, Chris Gorbos, Tommy Bechtold, Erik Voss,Lauri Roggenkamp , Muretta Moss, & Justin Uretz.  Coach Andy St. Clair has […]

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My New Harold Team, “Natural 20”

Starting next Tuesday, I will be performing with a new Harold team at iO West. We are called “Natural 20,” a reference to the iconic Dungeons & Dragons roll. Once again, I will be coached by Annie Hoff of USS Rock ‘n’ Roll. Natural 20 is: Katie Bogart Ward Dave […]

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VIDEO: Trailer for “The Wind,” One-Man Improvised Musical

On Saturday, I played my third one-man musical in the United States of Improv tournament.  Team North Dakota (Tom Christensen) took on Team New York (Tommy Bechtold, Karen Graci, Colin Hughes, Chris Fontakis, Brandon Sornberger, Rich Fancher, & Steve Major). Team NoDak won the audience vote! My next show is Saturday, 6/11, […]

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Ripley Volunteers at Habitat’s ReStore

Not to be outdone by Maestro, my iO West team Ripley decided to put in some volunteer hours today. We had the chance to help out at the ReStore in Norwalk, CA. I had never been in a ReStore before, but they are fantastic. It’s a normal thrift store but in […]

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New Promo Video for Ripley

[iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/19686733 400 225] You can see my long form improv team Ripley perform every Tuesday night at 8:00 PM at iO West (6366 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028) Cast: Will Koehl Tommy Bechtold Tom Christensen Julia Wackenheim Amanda DePover Chris Fontakis Michael Anastasia Joe Spence Tiffani Ann Mills Coached by Craig […]

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New iO Main Stage Improv: Ripley!

I am now playing on a new team at iO West.  The ensemble is called Ripley (thank you Alien series). Our first show is tonight, August 3rd at 8:00 P.M. Cast: Dave Katz Will Koehl Tommy Bechtold Tom Christensen Julia Wackenheim Amanda DePover Chris Fontakis Michael Anastasia Joe Spence Coached […]