Link The Big 3: The Most Powerful Lines You Have For Your Improv Scene

theimprovshop:

I’m not a big fan of premise-forward improv. What gets me hot is grounded, relationship based scenes. That’s what I find impressive.

To encourage relationship based scenework, I teach students in my classes to use what I call The Big 3 lines:

I feel…
I think…
I want…

I tell them to use them…

Link 10 Ways to Improve Your Improv Outside of Actually Improvising

theimprovshop:

I often get asked if I have any tips on how to work on improvising when not in class or rehearsal. Here’s what I do:

1. Watch a lot of Netflix. Video helps me imagine the environment when I’m in a scene. I tie the scene back to something I’ve watched in the past. Suddenly, I don’t have to invent…

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Bear Supply gets really intimate with a member of the audience. #bearsupplyhour #intimacy #friendship #reallove

Bear Supply gets really intimate with a member of the audience. #bearsupplyhour #intimacy #friendship #reallove

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Our own bartender Tommy up at the 2nd edition of Sorry Not Sorry, our new storytelling open mic!

Our own bartender Tommy up at the 2nd edition of Sorry Not Sorry, our new storytelling open mic!

Photo Set

goldblumnoises:

Accidentally found pix on Facebook of me performing with my improv group on Monday night. I look so incredibly thrilled, pumped, and honored to be there.

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California might be out of water, but that’s not stopping us from luring LA’s best comics to Westside this coming Tuesday. SEE:
Quincy Jones
Eli Braden
Jak Knight
Adam Tod Brown
Brendan McGinley
Josh Rencher
Jose Alvarez
Ben Blanchard
Come to the beach Tuesday Sept. 2nd and see all these comics for five bucks. There will be beer and maybe even water!

unpops:

California might be out of water, but that’s not stopping us from luring LA’s best comics to Westside this coming Tuesday. SEE:

Come to the beach Tuesday Sept. 2nd and see all these comics for five bucks. There will be beer and maybe even water!

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And closing out the night, it’s The Draft!

And closing out the night, it’s The Draft!

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It’s time for The Lusty Horde!

It’s time for The Lusty Horde!

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And headlining #houseteamparty it’s Smooth Pluto with new team member Alonya Eisenberg!

And headlining #houseteamparty it’s Smooth Pluto with new team member Alonya Eisenberg!

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Next up for #houseteamparty it’s The Audience!

Next up for #houseteamparty it’s The Audience!

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#houseteamparty time! First up is Soft Clothes!

#houseteamparty time! First up is Soft Clothes!

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Photos from Tough Break, A benefit show for Jodi Shuler. Thanks to Laraine Newman, Kevin Pollak, Oscar Nunez, Michael Hitchcock, Stephen Tobolowsky, Steve Agee, Janet Varney, Sara Schaefer, Ian Brennan, Jessica Makinson, and Cole Stratton!