"...Echoes of you echoes of you Repeating from the beating of your tell-tale heart..." When you are part of an improv troupe you tend to do quite a few shows that sometimes it means that it can be easy to fall into the routine of using the same style of characters as you know that … Continue reading Improv Corner – Echoes Of You
When you start a troupe, you tend to do it with people that you have either met on a course or people that you have bonded over the same ideologies about what you want your improv group to be and what to achieve. What happens though when you have got a few months in and … Continue reading Improv Corner – Finding Improvisers In The Weirdest Places
Sometimes when you walk onto stage, it is easy just to jump on as a normal person and then build up your characters persona when you are on stage. Sometimes it is easy to forget that you could actually walk on stage as a character and use your body to create the persona and not … Continue reading Improv Corner – Watch Where You Are Walking
I was listening to my music on shuffle the other day and came across the newish Take That song 'Outta Our Heads' which I had not really heard in such a long time. I forgot how wacky it was and also fun and it got me thinking - what a great song to reference and … Continue reading Improv Corner – We’re Gonna Be Out Of Our Heads
Twitter is a great place to read messages about improv and there are some accounts out there that really do write some interesting comments that are related to advice. Some that spring to mind are @Hooplaimpro @improvLondon @Improvboost and the one below @improvadvice. I was on Twitter the other day and I came across this … Continue reading Improv Corner – Accept All Improv!
One of the most important things about being an improviser, I believe, is watching others improvise. What about if you come across a show that doesn't just show improv in action but also is a great inspiration FOR improvisers to use - you are not going to ignore it, instead you are going to talk … Continue reading Improv Corner – Stop What You Are Doing – Get Hypothetical Now!
This week has been another week with sadly not alot of improv - you see, I turned the big three oh this week and instead of going to rehearsals, I was abroad drinking good wine and travelling (which will be talked about in the Travel Book - keep an eye out). Even though this week … Continue reading Improv Diaries – When Improv London and Punders Drop The Mic… [Case Studies: Rory Bremner and James Witt]