Spitfire Spotlight: Jake Solomon

Jake Solomon

What's your day job?

I'm an engineer.

Do you have any hobbies outside of improv?

Yes--painting, cooking and video games are some of my favorites.

What drew you to improv?

I had seen it a bunch through friends over the years, and eventually wanted to try it for myself because it looked fun!

What do you like to do most on stage?

One thing I like most is finding patterns in scenes to play off of.

Jake and his duo partner Juan in their level 2 showcase.

Jake and his duo partner Juan in their level 2 showcase.

What makes a good scene in your opinion?

Good chemistry between scene partners always helps--when you can tell they're working together well to build the scene.

What's the most memorable moment you've had at Spitfire?

Probably the feeling after performing in the showcases. It's pretty high energy during and right after!

How would you explain Spitfire shows to someone who's never been?

Even if you've seen improv before, Spitfire has unique themes for shows that will give you something original. A great community with lots of funny folks making people laugh!

How would you describe the Spitfire community in 5 words or less?

Fun-loving, kind, witty and welcoming!