Improvising Babies

Improvising Babies There has been a lot of talk about a lockdown baby boom. In Bristol, 6 women all on one street  got pregnant during the first lockdown, and in case you missed it, as well as making a LOT of banana bread, last year two of us Maydays made a baby!  We have joked……

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Improv Tip #159 Shed Your Social Mask (w/Liz Allen) (2021)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, guest tipper and veteran improviser and teacher talks about shedding your social mask in a scene. It’s insightful and actionable and it’s going to help you out. Whether you’re doing improv comedy, playing improv games, using improv…

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The Improv Life: Del Taco Nights

No one beats Del Taco nights. The Improv Life: Del Taco Nights On almost any given Friday or Saturday night, I could roll on over to STAGES Theater and catch whatever improv show Spectacles Improv Engine was putting on that night. If it wasn’t packed, I’d sit at the very last row and watch. If…

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Improv Tip #158 Panic Mode (w/Jully Lee) (2021)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, guest tipper and veteran improviser and teacher Jully Lee talks about freezing/panicking on stage and offers some great ways of dealing with it. It’s insightful and actionable and it’s going to help you out. Whether you’re doing…

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Improv Tip #157 The Christmas Tree Theory of Scene Work (2021)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, veteran improviser Paul Vaillanoucrt talks about a tool that he uses in his improv classes all the time “The Christmas Tree Theory of Scene Work”. It’s insightful and actionable and it’s going to help you out. Whether…

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A Year of Polarities

A Year of Polarities A year ago I was preparing to go and play in the ensemble team at IMPRO Amsterdam 2020. This epic festival brings improvisers from across the planet for one magical week of high quality improvised theatre, workshops and party. It was a truly wonderful experience. For me, it was part of……

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