Participants in the class role-played difficult work conversations to discover how improv and work have a lot in common.
A couple of suggestions from the audience... no props... and you're off and running. Improvisational comedy has been around for decades, and its popularity shows no sign of declining.
PS: In the book you discuss an improv trick: Moving from "Yes, but..." to "Yes, and..." language. Why is this so important
Mike Birbiglia's feature film Don't Think Twice earned a Best Comedy Feature Film nomination from the Broadcast Film Critics
I have no patience for that kind of bullsh*t.
"There's no question, we miss our son. But I'm not concerned for his well-being. He's improvising."
How do you get people to put down their phones and go to a movie theater? Producer Miranda Bailey has been wrestling with that question for some time and has some answers for emerging producers.
Hosted by Emily Winter, Larry Mancini, and John Payne. Performances by Jo Firestone, Liz Magee, Kerry Coddett, Dan Wilbur
Their new film, "Don't Think Twice," is out this summer.
I've been funny my entire life. A trait that I don't need to figure out came directly from my mom. I'm still
The Chris Gethard Show is a relatively new comedy variety show that's been on the air for one full season on the cable channel
Some of my feelings don't come up as easily. They are trapped deep down there, like those coal miners from Chile who were waiting to be rescued.
Catch the The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. If you're in the tri-state area, request tickets to taping. Luckily, before the
A very important part of improv is listening. I was reminded of this a while ago when my second child was only two years old. He was being fussy while I was changing his diaper. I asked him, “Is it hard being a little kid sometimes?” He said, “Yeah.” I asked, “What’s hard about being a little kid?” What he said stopped me in my tracks.
The era of "embarrassment" over Jewish "ghetto culture" is long over. A major effort is needed to go beyond one-week workshops and find a way to provide substantial support for offerings in traditional Jewish music and culture at all levels of Jewish and general education...and, if not now, when?
The writers deserve the credit for the show's humorous dialogue.
Laura Berger is available as a speaker, workshop facilitator, and private coach. For more information, visit BerdeoGroup