Thursday, February 26, 2015
Go Go Time with...Tara Pacheco
Hometown: Jackson Heights, Queens. Also hometown to the inventor of scrabble and Lucy Liu!
Education: BAs in Theater and Psychology from Columbia University.
Who do you play in Kapow-i GoGo?: Twig - feisty forrest elf , Fancy Dress Mary - optimistic gal with a congenital heart condition , Dr. Gyro - not a food And more. There’s a lot going on in this show.
Describe your character(s) in three words: Matt Cox madness
Tell us about Kapow-i GoGo: Matt really created an amazing world that draws on so many beloved shows and games. It’s so funny and smart you’ll wish it never ends.
Describe Kapow-i GoGo in three words: Larger than life
What’s the wildest costume you wear in Kapow-i GoGo?: When you’re in this deep nothing seems all that strange.
What’s your favorite all-time after school cartoon?: “The Powerpuff Girls”.
If you could be a character from any anime or cartoon, who would you be?: Ryuk from “Death Note” . When I reread this I’m going to think… “Wow that was a random answer. You don’t really want that Tara.” But then I’ll look at this and it’ll all make sense again.
Which company member has the most larger than life personality?: Eliza Simposon
Which company member is most likely to get lost in this world?: Andy Miller. But only because she’d be going on crazy fun adventure.
Most likely to actually be a cartoon character in real life?: Evan Maltby
Most likely to be a super villain?: Absolutely Colin Waitt
Most likely to go on an epic journey?: Matt Cox
Who’s the best fighter?: Maddy really is pretty f*#$ing kick ass
Revenge or vengeance?: uhh…this feels like a trick question. veengeancceee…?
What would be your victory song?: “Miracle Mile” by the Cold War Kids
What is your signature move?: Suuuperrr Alarm SNOOZE
What’s the biggest inside joke at Kapow-i GoGo?: When in doubt we’ll make it our of cardboard and duck tape later.
What is your favorite moment in Kapow-i GoGo?: ANYTIME Mike Axelrod walks out onstage. Dude has some amazing entrances and exits.
Why should we come see Kapow-i GoGo?: This crazy hodgepodge is so satisfyingly seamless. Just when you think ”on no they can’t…” We will.