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Improvisational storytelling and impro theater
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What I learned from Improv Class

A decade ago I took a class in improvisation on a dare with some friends. I was surprised how much the class helped me experience daily life. It made me a better speaker and teacher too. Recently I...
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What Improv Can Teach Your Team About Creativity And Collaboration

What Improv Can Teach Your Team About Creativity And Collaboration | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
A quick lesson from the worldfamous Second City Improv troupe demonstrates how subtle changes in language and attitude change well just about...

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Ten Things We Learned from 'The Improv' - Wall Street Journal

Ten Things We Learned from 'The Improv' - Wall Street Journal | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Ten Things We Learned from 'The Improv'
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"The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall," a documentary about the New York comedy club the Improvisation, airs Dec. 6 on pay cable channel EPIX.
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Impro Melbourne Presents a Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/8 - Broadway World

Impro Melbourne Presents a Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/8 - Broadway World | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Impro Melbourne Presents a Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/8
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Impro Melbourne presents A Christmas Carol A night of Dickensian Christmas tales, fruit mince pies, Christmas carols and traditional family fun.
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Tragicomedia with improv performer Marv Stottlemire on denial and estrangement loss - Art for Your Sake

Tragicomedia with improv performer Marv Stottlemire on denial and estrangement loss - Art for Your Sake | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Tragicomedia's Nancy Gershman interviews improv actor Marv Stottlemire about avoiding denial and countering loss from estrangement.
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Improv comedy rescued us

Improv comedy rescued us | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
They were troubled teens, and I was a rookie teacher overwhelmed by grief, but we discovered how funny life can be (They were troubled teens, I was a rookie teacher overwhelmed by grief. Improv comedy rescued us.
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Fuzzy Dice: An improv family - The Daily Princetonian

When asked the ultimate objective of Fuzzy Dice, Secretary and Alumni Coordinator Dan Steurer ’14 responded without missing a beat: “World domination!” To clarify, Figel chimed in, “Laughing is just good for the soul. In a place like Princeton where everyone is stressed all the time, it’s nice to be able to provide an hour of just this mindless, ridiculous … experience that can never be related. The objective is to bring that can-do, make-it-up-as-you-go playfulness to campus and into people’s lives.”

 

 

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Get the book: UCB Comedy Improvisation Manual

Get the book: UCB Comedy Improvisation Manual | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it

"My copy of the Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual arrived on Friday and I have been reading through it over the last few days. Although I have not finished it, it’s obvious that this book is now essential reading for improv students everywhere."

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Welcome to The Impro Box

Welcome to The Impro Box | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
The Impro Box is Melbourne's premier 'genreprov' theatre company, headed by Artistic Director David S. Innes. We specialise in improvised stories with a genre focus. Our company has fifteen members...
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The Qumran Report - The Public Works Improvisational Theater Company - Internet Radio - Skidrow Studios

The Qumran Report - The Public Works Improvisational Theater Company - Internet Radio - Skidrow Studios | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Podcast (the-qumran-report): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:23 — 39.4MB) | EmbedLee Boek, Nolan Porter, David Ruff and Eric Vollmer from Public Works Improvisational Theater Company visit The Qumran Report   Related articles Qumran Monday...
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Indie Spotlight: 'Written It Down' Turns Single Lines Into Improv Gold - Tubefilter

Indie Spotlight: 'Written It Down' Turns Single Lines Into Improv Gold - Tubefilter | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Tubefilter Indie Spotlight: 'Written It Down' Turns Single Lines Into Improv Gold Tubefilter We receive a ton of tips every day from independent creators, unaffiliated with any major motion picture studios, television networks, new media studios,...
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Right here, right now - The Hindu

Right here, right now - The Hindu | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it

Conducting an hour-long improv performance is challenging, but Artig, a theatre group from Austria, pulled it off in style

 

 

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Contradictions | The Way of Improvisation

Contradictions | The Way of Improvisation | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it

When you start learning improv you will encounter a million contradictions. It may be because you are learning from multiple teachers or perhaps it is because there are no certainties in what we do. It may also depend on where you are at in your learning process. I would like to tackle a few of these contradictions while acknowledging that explaining their paradoxical nature is a lot like trying to catch smoke with your bare hands.

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EXIT Theatre Brings Awkward Improv to San Francisco This December

EXIT Theatre Brings Awkward Improv to San Francisco This December | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it

 

"It's a fully improvised show, featuring Dave Dennison and Lisa Rowland, with special guest Dan O'Connor from Impro Theatre.

In Awkward Dinner Party, a couple invites another couple over for dinner, but only one of the guests shows up. As the improvised play unfolds, the couple and their guest reveal uncomfortable truth."

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Why Improv Comedy Will Give You the Best Mindset for Life

Why Improv Comedy Will Give You the Best Mindset for Life | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Improvisation comedy will teach you to improv life. Life is rough sometimes with these walls and barriers and judgments we've set for ourselves. Improvisation takes you to new adventures. (RT @Nylons: Yes - Improv for a better life.
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‘Improv is a safe space’: Laughs help treat mental health issues

‘Improv is a safe space’: Laughs help treat mental health issues | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
The improv classes are organized by Make 'em Ups Improv Company as part of their mental health initiative.
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My story as an improvisor

My story as an improvisor | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
I moved to Chicago in the spring of 1991 with the hope of becoming a professional actor. Although I had little training at the time, I had performed in a few plays in college and I had done a little improv too.
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Improv podcasts

Improv podcasts | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Lately I've been listening to some improv podcasts from New York and enjoying them quite a bit. I've sampled two so far, the UCB Theatre Podcast and Improvised New York. Both are available through iTunes.
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Impro in the UK: News, Shows, Discussion - The Crunchy Frog Collective

Impro in the UK: News, Shows, Discussion - The Crunchy Frog Collective | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it
Improvisation in the UK: Gigs, Workshops, News
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Invitation: Impro Café Budapest, Átrium Film Theatre, 21 November - Xpatloop.com - Expat Life In Budapest, Hungary - Entertainment

A café is a special place, on the one hand it is an everyday place full of average people. On the other a place full of expectation and extraordinary possibility.
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Conduct Us

Conduct Us | All Things Impro(v) | Scoop.it

'For our latest mission, we put a Carnegie Hall orchestra in the middle of New York City and placed an empty podium in front of the musicians with a sign that read, “Conduct Us.” Random New Yorkers who accepted the challenge were given the opportunity to conduct this world-class orchestra.'

 

 

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