How to access your creativity with Improvisation

Meet your Muses: The Muses were Greek gods and goddesses and the Classical idea was that people were not in themselves creative. But you could – in the right circumstances – be inspired by the God or Goddess visiting you. You would be the instrument of that Muse’s creativity.

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Why the Improvisation Academy?

The Comedy Store Players joined me in 2013 in setting up the Improvisation Academy. Since 1985, the Players have been performing as a team, their longevity recognised by the Guinness Book of Records.

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How to boost your confidence with Improvisation

It seems counterintuitive that something as seemingly ‘scary’ as an improvisation class would have a positive effect on your confidence. You’d think that in order to improvise, you need to have a lot of self confidence already.

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Where’s the improvisation on TV and film?

Let’s trace a few strands of improvisational history. The films (and plays) of Mike Leigh, such as Abigail’s Party, Nuts in May and Naked, are scripted entirely before they are filmed or played before an audience.

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Three Myths of Improvisation – Part 1

Experienced improvisers tend to be very enthusiastic about their craft. Yet many people unfamiliar with improvisation imagine they won’t enjoy it. They feel daunted or even frightened.

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Improvisation: It’s only natural

When we talk about Improvisation, we’ll be turning it into an almost technical term. It will mean something special amongst those of us who are choosing to read about it, write about it, or study or practice it.

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