Journeyman improviser JOEY SHOPE interviews greats and future-greats of the comedy world. ABOUT JOEY Joey Shope loves improv. He loves it so much that he got a tattoo that says IMPROV on his wrist. Joey has been performing improv for 8 years. A graduate of the IO West training program, Spectacles Improv training program, and The Improv Space training program, Joey now teaches and coaches at both Spectacles Improv and The Improv Space. Joey performs across the country at various Festivals. Joey also organizes the Orange County Improv Fest and serves as the Director of Networking for Spectacles Improv Engine.