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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Dutch, French, Irish, Italian
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Improv teacher & performer, writer, event producer, socia...
  • Arizona State University
  • From Phoenix, AZ, USA
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About Me

Improv theatre teacher & performer based in Phoenix and traveling throughout North America and, as of Fall 2015, Europe. Also, freelance writer & event producer. A little bit of the dabbling in the social media, too! LGBTQA friendly. Non-smoker but enjoy heading outside to talk to people who do. Non-drinker but for dietary/health reasons; I'll tell you fun stories about when I used to drink!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet fun people, experience people's culture in their neighborhoods instead of in hotels, and to have adventures & experiences that I wouldn't have without hanging out with locals!

It's only been a few weeks since I first wrote what's above but I've already learned so much about how wonderful the CS community is and met so many great & interesting folks from hosts, friendly interactions with people who couldn't host but were kind & helpful, and in some meetups abroad. I can't wait to meet more CS folks and can't wait to connect with people once I'm back home in Phoenix!

Interests

People. Art. Music. Comedy. Theatre. Tech. Coworking. Getting healthier. DIY/DITogether. Storytelling. Collaboration. Keto. Startups. Social media. Science & technology. Wrestling. Fun! (Writing these out makes me sound very generic.)

  • pets
  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • diy
  • cooking
  • running
  • walking
  • drinking
  • technology
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • wrestling
  • communications
  • teaching
  • freelancing
  • science
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On?", Johnny Cash, St. Vincent, Cat Power, Robyn, Major Lazer, Prince, early Ice Cube, Run The Jewels, Fela Kuti, The Roots, lots of silly pop & dance music, and all things Andrew Jackson Jihad.

Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Ghostbusters, The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, WALL-E.

Books: Slaughterhouse 5 and Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut. Siddhartha by Hesse. The Four Agreements.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Co-founded a nonprofit, volunteer-run improv theatre in Phoenix, Arizona with friends.

Met my wife kind of via Twitter; she wasn't my wife then, though. It turns out that she had been college roommates with a friend who I had performing with for years. We did a crazy roadtrip across the United States only 6 weeks after we officially started dating and it's been an incredible journey ever since.

Teach, Learn, Share

Our current place is a little too small to try to accommodate guests but I'm always down to help CouchSurfers passing through Phoenix find a place to crash or check out fun stuff around town!

I'm traveling to so many cities this fall & winter (2015) that I've never been to before: Washington DC, Baltimore, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Dublin, Rome, Raykjavik! I'm pretty excited and can't wait to see what I learn!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm an accomplished pet-sitter and a pretty good dude-nanny (references upon request). I can help with any kind of writing in English. I'm not a great cook but I enjoy learning & making fun breakfasts & tasty sandwiches. Good conversation & storytelling when the time is right and totally comfortable with enjoying silence & listening to your stories, too. I enjoy walking & biking and am usually awake before the sun rises, so I can be your human alarm clock if need be.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Mexico

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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