In my time doing improv, I have identified four communication styles. These styles translate to how folks work on stage (big surprise, right?). By no means is this a concrete list of how people function.
To break it into terms that I love, I split the four types of communication into Star Trek terms. Specifically, original series terms. The styles?Details
You must ask this question or else you are just doing warm-ups for no reason. If you’re doing warm-ups for no reason, you’re expending unnecessary energy and possibly irritating other improvisers because…what’s the point? If you’re ready to improvise and your partner(s) are, too, then don’t warm-up and just go do it. Reasons to do…Details
The Dangers of Going Meta Note: This is going to talk extensively about why I loooove the JUMP STREET series. I can tell you the exact moment that I fell in love with the meta-ness that is 21 JUMP STREET. The moment happens when Ice Cube comes out to explain to new Jump Street recruits Schmidt (Jonah…Details
Sam Elliott proves why he’s more than just a cool voice in this effective, but underwhelming dramedy.Details
Don’t play dumb in your improv scenes. Be as smart as you are in real life. That’s…pretty much it.Details