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Can You Come Out and Play?

Chelley’s Improv Rules The beauty of improv is that it’s play for grown ups. Every improviser is trying to remember how to play. When we’re a child playing comes naturally. We don’t edit ourselves. We…

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Trust Fall into Improv

I won Maestro. (Maestro is an elimination improv game show played every Saturday at 10:00 pm at The Hideout, a mainstay of Austin Improv.) Those words keep ringing in my ears because I still can’t…

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Let’s Get Physical

Character is something we all strive for. Whether it’s in the moral world (That kid’s got character!) or in the performers world. And sticking with character once you’ve found it is incredibly difficult.  Often as…

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Listen Like a Thief

Our senses connect us to the world.  When one fails the others heighten.  But I’d argue that as a performer, particularly as an improviser, the most important of the senses is hearing.  In acting class…

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