Today we get music advice….
Remember it’s scary but you can do it!
A very interesting week of improv…
We go behind the scenes of one of London’s elite musical improv Troupes
Creativity is a huge part of improv and sometimes it can get into the right frame of mind to think big with you ideas. So there is a way that you can change this by doing a warm up exercise that is also a game played a lot […]
If there is one thing that is important in improv – especially in short form improv, then it is the use of emotion. With any sort of improv, you have a very short moment to make a story strong and intriguing for the audience and the use of […]
Sometimes when you do improv, especially long form, we focus on building up the narrative, painting a picture, creating an environment bot you and the audience can enjoy. In short form, you have only on average 2 minutes to create an environment and really try and reel the […]
Hoopla Impro is one of our regular writers on The Phoenix Remix and as well as teaching and putting on shows they also sit down with various improvisers and teachers to give you advice! So welcome to a new feature on this site where we will be sharing […]
Sometimes in a show, you can be presented with bad suggestions from the audience – if you are lucky enough, you will get more then one suggestion so that you can do a scene with the one that sounds better or you feel is a better option, however, […]
One of the main traps that people fall into when doing Short Form is that every single part of a scene needs-to-have-lots-and-lots-or-talking-and-there-is-no-gap-to-breath-so-the-audience-have-to-focus-on-everything-that-is-being-said-and-it’s-so-much-to-take-in-that-it can-feel-very-clogged-up-and-everything-in-between – OK!! I think you get the point. Sometimes in scenes we can all talk too much. It is so easy to do, especially because […]