Improv Tip #140 – Why You Must Not Be Precious About Improv (w/ David Escobedo) (2020)

Improv, Improv Comedy, Improvisation – whatever you call it, we’re here to help. In this week’s improv tip, guest tipper David Escobedo offers a tip about loosening your grip on “your improv” and all the great benefits that brings. Whether you’re doing improv comedy, playing improv games, using improv in your acting classes, or expressing yourself with some other kind of improvisation, you are going to love this tip.

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David Escobedo has his MA in Drama (improv) where his thesis was about “an improviser’s voice is the most valuable thing to bring to a team and show.” He is currently pursuing his PhD in Drama (improv) and focusing on “collaboration as a form of entertainment.”

David has been coaching and performing improv since 1994. His first team, the ORPHANS, ran for 13+ years and performed at places through-out Southern California, including the LA Comedy Store.

The Improv Boost is his project, and with 28,000 followers on Facebook, he posts comic books, cartoons, memes, interviews and quotes from books all which face towards improv and the great improv ecosystem. You can find the Improv Boost on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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OR if you want get ahead of the game he has a new project set to announce early September with the Wretched Hive Improv:


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