Getting To Know: Johnathan Ross!
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Whats your name?
Which team or show are you on?
Youths/The Nitro Girls
Where are you from?
How did you get into improv/sketch comedy?
Started improv to improve stand-up skills and then I just never stopped doing it.
How long have you been performing/writing?
Who in all the world would be your ideal scene or writing partner?
Probably Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson or "Key and Peele"
Who would you most like to impersonate or write for?
I'd like to impersonate Obama. And I'd love to write for/with Donald Glover.
What makes you laugh the hardest?
Smart dark comedy or straight up dumb dumb simple stuff. Black White Supremacist and Valet Workers are 2 examples.
Describe the soundtrack to your life!
It's mostly Kanye with Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, Beyonce, and Solange sprinkled throughout. Kendrick Lamar would get a lot of features and DJ Khaled would probably do all the mixing. Alabama Shakes would make a surprising appearance as would Miley Cyrus.
What's something you'd ask when meeting someone for the first time?
Did you see/Do you watch [current movie/show I'm obsessed with]. Right now it'd be Mr. Robot or Blair Witch
Where can we find you on a Saturday night?
At a movie, at home watching Netflix, out doing Karaoke, in a show, or grabbing drinks with friends.