Betsy Carrane

What a Toddler Taught Me About Rejection

As actors and improvisers, we deal with rejection on a regular…
Jimmy Carrane and Joe Bill

Playing with People You Love

Last Sunday, during my Jimmy & Johnnie show at Second City,…

How Not to Sabotage Your Auditions

I have a good friend who is an accomplished singer and actor…
Sam Bowers and Griffin Griggs

How to Sell Out Your Improv Show or Sketch Show, Part 2

Last week, Improv Nerd director Sam Bowers shared some of his…
Sam Bowers

How to Sell Out Your Improv Show or Sketch Show, Part 1

Improv Nerd director Sam Bowers recently co-produced the first-ever…
improv training

How improv training can help your business

If you haven't heard, improv training has become quite popular…
JImmy Carrane stand-up

Finding Your Authentic Voice on Stage

I am a slow learner. And I’m conflicted about learning new…
art of slow comedy Level 3

Watching My Improv Students Succeed

I used to think the only satisfaction I could get from improv…
summer reading

3 Books to Read This Summer

The summer is a good time to catch up on some reading, and I…
Expressing Yourself

Help me stop wanting to kill myself after a bad show

It’s nice to write a blog every once in a while when you don't…