Betsy Carrane

What a Toddler Taught Me About Rejection

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

Playing with People You Love

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

How Not to Sabotage Your Auditions

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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

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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

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

How improv training can help your business

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

Finding Your Authentic Voice on Stage

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

Watching My Improv Students Succeed

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

3 Books to Read This Summer

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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

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