Improv Tips #103 – Reading Your Partner (2019)

Improv Tips #103  - Reading Your Partner (2019)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, here at Improv Tips want to help. In this week’s improv tip, veteran teacher and improviser Paul Vaillancourt talks about “Reading Your Partner” – an improv technique that you can use when the previous scene needs an edit but you don’t have an idea. This technique…

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David Shepherd and the ImprovBoston Festival by Michael Golding

David Shepherd and the ImprovBoston Festival by Michael Golding

My close friend and mentor for 46 years, David Shepherd, the father of improvisation, passed away on December 17, 2018. He was 94 years old. With Paul Sills, David created Compass (1955), the first professional improv cabaret in North America and forerunner of Second City (1959). With Howard Jerome, David created the Improv Olympics (1972)…

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