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I Am Not a Female Improviser

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I am not a female improviser.  I should preface that when I type this statement and say it out loud, I am not upset.  Or angry. Or fed up.  Or trying to make some feminist point here. When I began my journey in improv, I didn’t set out to be a female improviser.  Just simply […]

Improv Weekly Recap: 4/21 – 4/27/2014

Think Fast at Ong King 4/25

Monday 4/21: Third week of Art Of Improv with Think Fast! This week, Rory expanded on scene work with the students by going over characters and relationships.   The following are excerpts from his general notes that he shared students: “Relationship– this is how our characters feel about the other person on stage. Relationships are complex, […]

Improv Weekly Recap: 4/14 – 4/20/2014

Monday 4/14 : Second Week of AOI w/ TF This was Week Two of the Art of Improv with Think Fast! where we covered initiation and character work by concentrating on the opening of the scene, the Monday night students were building scenes that were completely functional, ready to play, and still “had legs” as we […]

Someplace Classy: The Egg Hunter

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Happy Easter from Think Fast and Someplace Classy! I’ve been editing videos all day and Easter is just a couple of days away, so I’d like to share this classic Someplace Classy video with you.  Also, I really need to clean my room.     Stay up to date with our Someplace Classy videos by […]

Why Improv?

Why improv?

I just started a brand new class this week teaching the Art of Improvisation. As I was driving to class with David (my partner in crime for this session), we were discussing the finer points of the class itinerary (e.g. what we were going to do if nobody showed up, or if everybody showed up). As we were talking about what to do and say (you know, two improvisors planning what to say) David says, “Ask them why they are here.”

Slow Playing in a Monoscene

Recently, I started rehearsals with my new improv group, Dr. Safeword. I’ve been excited to start up with Dr. Safeword not only because I get to play with two of my favorite improvisers, James Sigmon and Joe Lewis, but also because we’re doing a monoscene.