It’s about delving. It’s about refusing to just skim the surface. So what if that’s our almost-spring-resolution? To come further up and further in?Read More
For a lot of improvisers, being labeled a steamroller feels like having a scarlet “S” sewn into your flannel shirt. You get warned time and time again about it. You want to be a great partner! I can’t let my team down!
The good news is, if you’re even worried about this at all, you probably aren’t making a habit of playing that way. Let’s talk about what exactly Steamrolling is!Read More
Lately, any time I get up to do a scene - in a show, a class, a jam, a rehearsal - I have one goal: to find joy in that scene. So how do we do that?Read More
Don’t let your age hold you back from performing. There shouldn’t be an age where doing improv is no longer “allowed.” Shows are better the more diverse the cast is, and that includes age. There’s a place in improv for everyone, but only if we make the effort.Read More
Okay, we’ve all heard that “Yes, And” is the first rule of improv, but I’m going to do something truly wild here and disagree. (What?! Is that allowed? Help! Del, help!) (Okay, everyone calm down.)
The first - and possibly only - rule of improv is very simple. Don’t be a jerk.Read More
Okay, let’s talk about goals.
Guess what? Goals are cool and healthy and every single person who takes an improv class or gets on a stage should have one. At least one! A few.Read More