TNM News - Austin
With the onslaught of new performers in TNM Land, it’s quite necessary that we unleash a brand new show for them. This show will be for up-and-coming TNM groups only as a way for them to get the stage time they need to develop. We want your help in naming the show! Fill the form out below with your ideas and if you like, tell us who you are. If we choose your name you’ve got some gifts coming your way. Submit as many entries as you like. Deadline is this Friday, June 22nd. Loading…
Earthlings! Season 1 of The Tommy Wi-Show is here! – www.studio8.net/wishow For only $20 (plus $2 shipping within the U.S.), you get: All 10 episodes of The Tommy Wi-Show’s mind-bending, video game-failing first season! Every bonus video we ever released during Season 1! 16 minutes of never-before-seen behind-the-scenes Tommy Wi-Show on-camera goofs and outtakes! 3 special private video messages from the man himself, Tommy Wiseau, to you, the fans! Another 30 minutes of ultra-secret content that we can’t reveal here, half of which has never been released in any way before! (HINT: You’ll find out what it is immediately after you buy it!) It’s over 2 1/2 hours of breath-taking sci-fi comedy, Tommy Wiseau-filled content, smooshed onto one professionally-produced, gorgeous Dual-Layer...
FEELINGS (A COMEDY TOUR) is three stand-up comics… Jake Weisman (The Morning After Podcast, Tosh.O) Dave Ross (Sex Nerd Sandra Podcast, Tosh.O, Holy Fuck) Matt Ingebretson (MTV, Funny or Die, The Tommy Wi-Show) In May and June of 2012, these LA comedians are taking their dog-and-pony show across the southwest, and crying the whole way. Their neuroticism and insecurities are offset with egoistic confidence and brilliant comedy that will make you laugh so hard you cry, and cry so hard you never stop crying. They are also in love with you, probably. Check out the full tour schedule. The tour is on Twitter
This is the big week of our new theater in Austin, Tx opening! So many people have worked long long (loooong) hours getting this bad boy in tip-top shape so come on out and be part of the magic!
While we represented the TNM community at STAPLE! Independent Media Expo last weekend, we were interviewed by the guys at www.kungfujackknife.com. KFJK interviews Amy Pacheco of The New Movement Theater from tim harrison on Vimeo.
This past January, New Movement held the Improv Wins conference in Austin. Guest instructors included Matt Donnelly, Joe Bill, & TNM’s very own Dan Grimm. Head on over to Improv Wins for even more improv news & theory.
TNM Austin has a table at the STAPLE! Independent Media Expo It’s a comic book + other cool stuff convention. TNM grad of class#2, Chris Nicholas, is spearhead of this event and loves having TNMers take part in the event. COME ON OUT! STAPLE! will be two full days, March 3 & 4, 2012, of awesome exhibitors, programming and fantastic special guests! Sat 3/3 11am – 6pm Sun 3/4 12noon – 6pm http://www.staple-austin.org/ Like STAPLE! on Facebook — http://www.facebook.com/stapleaustin Tell your friends to come visit the TNM table! Amy Pacheco is the main contact for this event if you have any questions, or want to come by! Like TNM, STAPLE! is a community effort – it takes a village...
Danu Uribe, member of Claws with Fangs and formerly of Delta Burka, was on Conan O’Brien recently touring with the show Intergalactic Nemesis! Here’s the video! For more information on the show and the tour, go to their website below. Congrats Danu! http://www.theintergalacticnemesis.com/
DC Pierson stopped by the early days of TNM to do a quick panel discussion with the rest of his Derrick Comedy and now look at him. He’s all grown up, writing books and doing TONS MORE COMEDY. He’s in town for SXSW and hey, while you’re here why not do more good shit? Tickets below for DC’s show. Online Ticketing for DC Pierson is Bad at Girls powered by Eventbrite While you’re at it why don’t you buy his book too?
February 2012 marked the 3 year anniversary of The New Movement Austin (and technically, The New Movement as a whole). There are literally tons of photos from the past 3 years on our FlickR page and that’s not an exaggeration of improper use of the word literally. Literally, if you combined every single person who’s ever been to a TNM show or class and put them on a scale it would likely read “literally tons”. Take a lil’ tour through this special FlickR page or if you wanna chew on the whole thing head to this equally special FlickR page.