Friday, February 20, 2015

Go Go Time with...Matt Cox

Name: Matt Cox

Hometown: Rowlett, TX

Education: Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Upright Citizens Brigade, Tarleton State University

Who do you play in Kapow-i Go Go?: 1/2 of TEAM TROUBLE-Mr. Snuggles (I also wrote the play.)

Describe your character(s) in three words: Heart of Gold.

Tell us about Kapow-i GoGo: Kapow-I GoGo is an epic episodic play series that finds it's roots in everything I loved in middle school. Video Games, (Final Fantasy, Pokemon, Zelda) Cartoons/Anime (Dragonball Z, Pokemon, Reboot, Princess Mononoke) And Sci-Fi movies (Star Wars, Star Trek, Serenity/Firefly) It spans 3 decades, and is a whole lot of fun.

Describe Kapow-i GoGo in three words: Everyone Becomes Robots

What’s the wildest costume you wear in Kapow-i GoGo?: A big afro wig with a leopard print onesie.

What’s your favorite all-time afterschool cartoon?: "Dragonball Z" & "Reboot".

If you could be a character from any anime or cartoon, who would you be?: Jigglypuff.

Which company member has the most larger than life personality?: Mike Axelrod. That is a ball of the best kind of energy.

Which company member is most likely to get lost in this world?: If we're talking The World of the play....this guy.

Most likely to actually be a cartoon character in real life?: Hank Lin. Or Eliza Simpson. But would they be the same character? Maybe.

Most likely to be a super villain?: Colin Waitt has the laugh down.

Most likely to go on an epic journey?: Aren't we all on an epic journey?

Who’s the best fighter?: Madeleine Bundy by the end of it. (She better be!)

Revenge or vengeance?: Revenge!

What would be your victory song?: Dun Dun Dun Dun dun doo doo doooo!

What is your signature move?: Causin some Trouble.

What’s the biggest inside joke at Kapow-i GoGo?: Karsten's got some great ideas.

What is your favorite moment in Kapow-i GoGo?: Rehearsing Team Trouble bits is something I could do everyday for the rest of my life.

Why should we come see Kapow-i GoGo?: It is epic levels of fun. Come to see a story that unfolds in a real unique way. And hopefully will tug the heart strings a little bit. I couldn't be prouder of what's happening on this stage. COME SEE IT!