The First Improvisation Olympics Match by David Shepherd

The First Improvisation Olympics Match by David Shepherd

All Things Michael: The First Improvisation Olympics Match by David Shepherd The First Improvisation Olympics Match by David Shepherd The following is a description by David Shepherd (co-founder of Compass with Paul Sills) of the first Improvisation Olympics match at the Space for Innovative Development in New York City. David and Howard Jerome created the Improvisation Olympics…

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30 Pitches in 30 Days – Day 31 – "The Wrap Up" (2020)

30 Pitches in 30 Days - Day 31 - "The Wrap Up" (2020)

Let me start by saying I love movies and screenwriting and, unlike a lot of people, I also love pitching. In an effort to jumpstart my creativity and push my self to create more I have come up with this project called the 30 Pitches in 30 Days Project. The premise is that every day…

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30 Pitches in 30 Days – Day 30 – Misfit Magic (2020)

30 Pitches in 30 Days - Day 30 - Misfit Magic (2020)

Let me start by saying I love movies and screenwriting and, unlike a lot of people, I also love pitching. In an effort to jumpstart my creativity and push my self to create more I have come up with this project called the 30 Pitches in 30 Days Project. The premise is that every day…

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Yes And…Then What? (w/ Elizabeth Mihelich) (2020)

Yes And...Then What? (w/ Elizabeth Mihelich) (2020)

Improvisers are known for making things up on the spot, but the art form itself is so transient. Even after the best shows, the audience and performers are left with only memories and that “you had to be there feeling.” Many improvisers, however, have taken the skills and sensibilities they learned and honed in improv…

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30 Pitches in 30 Days – Day 28 – Titan (2020)

30 Pitches in 30 Days - Day 28 - Titan (2020)

Let me start by saying I love movies and screenwriting and, unlike a lot of people, I also love pitching. In an effort to jumpstart my creativity and push my self to create more I have come up with this project called the 30 Pitches in 30 Days Project. The premise is that every day…

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Yes And… Then What? (w/ Christa Nannos) (2020)

Yes And... Then What? (w/ Christa Nannos) (2020)

Improvisers are known for making things up on the spot, but the art form itself is so transient. Even after the best shows, the audience and performers are left with only memories and that “you had to be there feeling.” Many improvisers, however, have taken the skills and sensibilities they learned and honed in improv…

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Improv Tip #139 – Know What's Happening (w/ Kevin Reome) (2020)

Improv Tip #139 - Know What's Happening (w/ Kevin Reome) (2020)

improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, guest tipper Kevin Reome offers a tip about knowing what’s going on in the scene (even when you don’t). Whether you’re doing improv comedy, playing improv games, using improv in your acting classes, or expressing yourself with…

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