WHAT’S THE MOTIVE: BRIAN KOHATSU [EP: 03]

Brian Kohatsu spent 20 years as an award-winning director before stepping away from the camera for a career in comedy.  He quickly found success in radio and gained national recognition when he was featured on Sirius/XM.  Brian trained with several improv troupes, before transitioning to stand up.  He now performs at various comedy clubs, casinos, churches and corporate events around the country.

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BRIAN KOHATSU SHOW NOTES

  • Stand-up comedy vs Improv
  • Forming an Improv troupe
  • How Improv impacts Brian’s crowdwork
  • Miscommunication is funny
  • Shane Gillis podcast and SNL
  • Brian’s experience with passive racism
  • What’s are you?

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