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…
Get out your notebook. Put on your nicest clothes. Shut up. And, for the love of all things holy, shower. Here’s how to do better improv.
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…
Don’t play dumb in your improv scenes. Be as smart as you are in real life. That’s…pretty much it.
You don’t have to let the bastards get you down. Take a breath, look around, and figure out what you want to do. Here’s how.
At some point during your improv, you’re not going to know what to do next. So what do you do? It’s real simple: shut your mouth and act.
Anyone who has done improv knows “improv foot,” or hesitating while rocking back and forth. Here’s how to stop waiting and start doing.
Making good improv characters isn’t hard. But, if you don’t know what to look for and why, you won’t know how to do it.
Why does your presentation suck so much to your bosses? More importantly, how do you fix it?
It’s easy to start an improv group. But can you build a group to last? Read this and make sure your group is not your manic pixie dream girl.