Summer Intensives

What to Do If You Get a Note in Improv Class You Don’t Agree With

Have you ever gotten a note from an improv teacher that you didn’t agree with? Did it make you feel confused, frustrated or even ashamed, like you had done something wrong? I assure you, you have not. They say that there are no mistakes in improv. But that doesn’t apply to teachers giving notes. If you […]

5 Tips for Improvising Online

This month will mark 10 months that we have been improvising online. Can you believe it? Though improvising online will never replace the thrill of improvising in front of a live audience, I have to say it’s a pretty good substitute. During this time, I have gotten to work with students from all over the world who […]

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Improv Teacher Jimmy Carrane Now Offering Improv Classes Two Days a Week

Jimmy Carrane, one of the leading improv teachers in the United States, is pleased to announce that he will be expanding his online improv class offerings this year. Beginning this February, Carrane will now be offering two sections of his Art of Slow Comedy comedy classes — one on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. Central and […]

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3 Ways to Revive a Stalled Improv Scene

We have all been there. We’re in the middle of an improv scene and it is going nowhere. We are dying up there because the scene has stopped going forward. In most cases, an improv scene stalls out because we are being tentative with each other. We don’t need to give up, or even panic, […]


10 Things I Want to Do More of Next Year

With 2020 coming to an end, you are probably coming up with a list of resolutions for the upcoming year. If you haven’t yet, don’t. Resolutions don’t work — at least not for me. When I used to set them, I would always get the same results, which was by January 3rd, I ended up hating myself […]


2020: The Blessings of Covid

This year sucked, and we all know why — Covid. But it hasn’t all been a shit sandwich. Although I have certainly missed seeing my friends, going to restaurants, and performing in live theaters, Covid has brought me many blessings as well. I learned to adapt and teach improv online, thanks to the generosity of […]


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