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Let's talk about why we love improv! In this podcast, expect to hear from some amazing improvisers who contribute to improv in unique and intelligent ways - to help you understand your own style. Grow with us as we explore improv games, history, philosophy, and techniques -- all For The Love Of Improv. When it comes down to it, we are all just adults playing pretend. We are having fun and creatively engaging because it feels good. This podcast supports and lifts up our local and extended improv communities as we all try to become better improvisers and human beings.

Let's talk about why we love improv! In this podcast, expect to hear from some amazing improvisers who contribute to improv in unique and intelligent ways - to help you understand your own style. Grow with us as we explore improv games, history, philosophy, and techniques -- all For The Love Of Improv. When it comes down to it, we are all just adults playing pretend. We are having fun and creatively engaging because it feels good. This podcast supports and lifts up our local and extended improv communities as we all try to become better improvisers and human beings.
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United States

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Let's talk about why we love improv! In this podcast, expect to hear from some amazing improvisers who contribute to improv in unique and intelligent ways - to help you understand your own style. Grow with us as we explore improv games, history, philosophy, and techniques -- all For The Love Of Improv. When it comes down to it, we are all just adults playing pretend. We are having fun and creatively engaging because it feels good. This podcast supports and lifts up our local and extended improv communities as we all try to become better improvisers and human beings.

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English

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Episodes

Justin Kavanagh | Processing Grief & Trauma

8/22/2019
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We all have to deal with complex emotions regarding loss and tough situations at some point in our lives. In this episode, we talk with Justin Kavanagh about how we can use improv off-stage to process those feelings and work through the grief and trauma life throws at us. Today's game explores how we listen to and respond to emotions on stage. In our history segment, we will chat about Del Close, and how he views the process of emotional connection with and through the audience. Today's...

Duration:01:09:20

Taylor Riedeman | Character Building

8/11/2019
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On August 9th, we discuss character building. We delve deep into things like building a platform and how to use emotion and physicality to create a character. Listen as our guest, Taylor Riedeman, demonstrates some of her quirky and out-of-the-box characters and explains how she conceptualizes them. Our history segment presents the story of the birth of Saturday Night Live (yup, improvisers started that sh*t!) along with a Gilda Radner quote that brings out our inner child. Finally, we have...

Duration:00:57:58

Chris Thigpen | Community & Impact

7/20/2019
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In this episode, we go deep talking about our community and the value of having a strong one. We talk about why loving the people you play with is so important, even if they are not your favorite folks to begin with. We talk about the place of competition in improv, how you can support your fellow players, and how that affects us all on-stage. We will get into a bit of history, introducing you to Viola Spolin, the fore-mother of improv in the US. We will talk about beats and how to recognize...

Duration:01:06:53