The Backline is hosted by 2 pillars of the Toronto Improv Comedy Community and lifelong friends, Rob Norman and Adam Cawley. They discuss improv-based topics based on a weekly theme. Adam Cawley is an Alumnus of the prestigious Second City and a 3-time Canadian Comedy Award Winner (Best Comedic Play, Best Improv Troupe, and Best Male Improviser). Rob Norman starred in City TV’s hit sketch comedy series, Sunnyside, for which he won a Canadian Screen Award. He’s also the author of the book Improvising Now: A Practical Guide to Modern Improv. Adam and Rob are founding members of award-winning juggernaut troupe, Mantown, in which they’ve performed with some of the greatest improvisers in the world. They also have decades of experience teaching improvisation and building curriculum at Second City Toronto. They share their massive breadth of knowledge and experience in the field and their insights on the inner-workings of improvisation to the podcast world! For anyone interested in learning about improv comedy, this is a FREE masterclass from two leaders of the Toronto Improvisation community. Adam and Rob are very notable Canadian improvisers and their knowledge, reputation, and experience give them great influence over their listeners.