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The Odyssey of Long-Form Improv

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I‘ve been seriously dabbling in fiction for twenty-five years. Took three 16-week graduate-level seminars from published authors; wrote at least twenty short stories; submitted three or four for publication. And did I ever publish a…

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Suffer Your Fool Gladly

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When I told a friend I’m taking improv classes her response sounded like, “Wow, you are so brave. I could never do that.” While I might be brave, that’s not the trait that motivated me…

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Yoga Can Improve Your Improv

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A few weeks ago my musical improv teacher had us warm-up near the piano. Before we started our voice exercises, she stressed the importance of standing tall, having good posture and focusing on the breath…

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Improv Changed My Life

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“Improv changed my life!” You might be nodding your head in agreement with this statement if you’ve been taking classes or performing for a while. Perhaps one of your friends does improv and is constantly…

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Bittersweet.

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Ending something can always be bittersweet. I am happy that improv class is ending this week because I will have my Sunday afternoon nap time back, but I am also sad because, obviously, improv class…

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