Thursday, February 26, 2015

Go Go Time with...Tara Pacheco

Name: 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.

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.