Does it feel like something is missing from your city? Maybe a tech or creative community. Maybe an entrepreneurial community.
Before he founded Philly Improv Theater, Greg Maughan felt that Philly lacked a comedy community. So he set out to create one.
In this funny, insightful interview, fellow comic and Indy Hall team member Sam Abrams talks with Greg about how the theater - and the community it comprises - were built and have grown and evolved over the years. There's SO much to learn in this interview for brand new and veteran coworking spaces alike.
- "Recognizing things are happening...figure out why..." [11:08]
- "I don't want to be a gatekeeper for comedy in the city of Philadelphia...I don't know whats funny. I know what's funny to me, but just because I don't think something's funny it doesn't mean that a huge crowd of people aren't going to disagree with me." [17:54]
- "The other thing they don't tell you about growth is...going from 50 members to 100 is not a doubling...it's an exponential increase in relationships." [25:51]
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