The Mad Men and Community actress hit up Sundance last week in support of her new film Toy's House.

What drew you to the film?

The script was really beautiful. Chris Galletta did an amazing job of capturing the feeling of being a teenager and thinking you know better than everyone around you, of wanting to grow up too fast. I really loved the Toy family scenes that capture the awkwardness and honesty that exists between kids and their dad, especially when he has a new girlfriend. It was also really funny, which is always good.

What was it like working with Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman?

Megan and Nick are such a blast to hang out with. I didn’t get to work with Megan, but just having her around made the atmosphere so fun. And it was fantastic working with Nick. He is so quick and funny but never shakes that straight face. I felt like I was honing my own improv skills just by being in the same room as him.

Why is Sundance more fun than other festivals?

I love the camaraderie at Sundance. Maybe because it’s so freezing outside people are extra warm to each other inside. But I do feel like the cold weather disarms people. Everyone seems more laid back and excited to support their fellow artists rather than compete with them.

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