Improv Tip #166 Always Be Grounding (w/guest tipper Matt Besser) 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 Matt Besser talks about the importance of grounding your improv scenes. 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. This is a great improv for beginners tip and advanced improvisers alike.

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0:00 – Intro
1:23 – Shout out to Man vs. Movie
1:56 – Shout out to Ali’s Tip:
2:00 – Shout out to Neil’s Tip:
2:06 – Shout out to Pete’s Tip:
2:10 – Shout out to Miles’ Tip:
3:21 – Matt’s Tip – Always Be Grounding

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Matt Besser is the host of the comedy podcast improv4humans. He encourages everyone to check out the online classes being taught at

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