This past weekend, I took @Improv_Nerd The Art of Slow Comedy workshop with Jimmy Carrane. The workshop was offered by Pan Theater, one of several improv theaters and organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. This group picture was taken after our workshop ended on Sunday. I believe the following excerpt (emphasis added) from one of Carrane’s recent … More Count – Anthrocubeologist Takes Improv Inventory
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? – Mary Oliver (from The Summer Day) This image above – one of my favorite life’s moment – at an improv jam. The quote – one of my favorite poems – the closing line from The Summer Day, which you can … More Ask – Is Improv My Querencia?
Thanks @JonSkulski (and @Chi_Improv_Stud) for sharing this graph with me a couple of years ago. Fortuitous timing. What conclusions can we draw from this graph? For young improvisors: relax. You may not feel like your scenes are getting better but your poor work is slipping away. That plateau you’re on that frustrates you after class is actually … More Climb – Beginning Improv-ing Me