Improv Nonsense: Improvising Better →
Improvising Better, by Jimmy Carrane and Liz Allen. Jesum Crow, what a great book! Slim, smart, knowing — and every point is backed up with simple exercises. They directly address almost every problem area I struggle with as a teacher and performer in less than a hundred pages. I had… Yep, it’s a great book!
IRC Podcast with Jimmy Carrane →
I uploaded another episode of my improv podcast today. This week’s guest is Jimmy Carrane. We talk about grounded scenework, the third choice, reality transaction scenes, commitment, silent scenes, side coaching and group therapy.
Improv Nonsense: You Should Want To Be Funny →
The best compliment you can give my improv show is to tell me it was funny. That’s why I’m doing it — I want to help make a funny show. I like being funny and always want to be more funny more often. I love when my shows get laughs and I super-love it when I in particular get laughs. I’m saying… I have a few thoughts about this. As a teacher, I think it’s really important to...
IRC Podcast with Will Hines and John Frusciante →
Will Hines and John Frusciante from the UCB Theatre in New York discuss the game, improv training simulators, an improv sabbath and things to steal from Ian Roberts. Will and John host the UCB Theatre Podcast and teach at the UCB Training Center. I finally got the new podcast up. I was trying some new things with editing and music. And it was proving too annoying for Audacity. Eventually I...