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5 Improv Teachers Who Influenced Me

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If you have a kid in any grade from preschool to high school,…
Jimmy Carrane's birthday

It's my birthday. Thank you, improv!

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Sunday is my birthday. I turn 55 years old. That is not a…
blaming

How blaming other people keeps you stuck

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Have you ever gotten off stage after a so-called bad show and…
improv in your career

How improv can help your career

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I recently got a call from an old improv friend. He was calling…
meditation

How to be More Mindful in Your Improv

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The other day I heard someone give a pretty inspiring talk, and…
bear

How a Bear Taught Me to Follow the Fun

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I have learned in improv that if something is fun in a scene,…
Jimmy Johnnie

3 Ways to Grow As an Improviser

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Artists take risks. They evolve. They are excited about trying…
John Hildreth

Being a Selfless Performer

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Two weeks ago I performed a Jimmy and Johnnie show -- an improv…
editing improv scenes

3 Ways to Get Better at Editing Improv Scenes

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Any improviser doing long form knows that editing can make or…