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Welcome to Improv Town, the podcast where I interview my favorite improvisers from Rhode Island and a far about an improv topic I think they’re great at.

Welcome to Improv Town, the podcast where I interview my favorite improvisers from Rhode Island and a far about an improv topic I think they’re great at.
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Welcome to Improv Town, the podcast where I interview my favorite improvisers from Rhode Island and a far about an improv topic I think they’re great at.

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English


Episodes

8: Tim Thibodeau Talks Improv Forms (Tim part 2)

2/13/2018
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In part 2 of my conversation with Tim Thibodeau we go inside baseball, talking at length about Improv Forms. We talk Harold, openings, getting suggestions, creating your own forms, engaging the audience, and lots more! You might know Tim as a member of Improv Jones, Providence's longest running improv troupe or as the director of the Providence Improv Fest.

Duration:01:10:05

7: I Talk About Improvising a Full-Length Murder Mystery

2/7/2018
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Have you ever wanted to put on a full-length improvised murder mystery but don’t know where to start? In this episode I share everything you need to know to create a high-quality full-length improvised murder mystery show from scratch.

Duration:00:54:40

6: David Razowsky On Breaking The Rules

2/2/2018
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Come be a fly on the wall for my awesome conversation with David Razowsky. Before going on to become Artistic Director of Second City Hollywood, Dave studied with Del Close and has collaborated with so many improv and comedy legends that I don't have the space to list them. He is also the host of the fantastic ADD Comedy podcast, which I highly recommend. Dave likes to refer to his improv theories as "subversive" and in this interview we talk all about his unique outlook on concepts like...

Duration:01:06:47

5: Tim Mahoney Talks About Teaching Improv 101

1/23/2018
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In this episode, veteran teacher Tim Mahoney talks about teaching improv to non-improvisers, i.e. teaching Improv 101. In this episode, it's not about teaching people how to make better choices, it's about teaching newbies how to get comfortable simply making choices.

Duration:01:22:24

Episode 4: Tim Thibodeau talks Improv Fests (Tim part 1)

11/10/2017
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In this episode, Tim Thibodeau talks everything Improv Fests! You might know Tim as a member of Improv Jones, Providence's longest running improv troupe or as the director of the Providence Improv Fest. I interviewed Tim on Fests and Forms and the conversation ended up going on for 2 hours, so I've broken this interview into 2 parts. This is part 1, and part 2 will be all about improv forms!

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 3: Mark Meritt Talks About Musical Improv

10/3/2017
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In today’s episode I interview Mark Meritt, Musical Director at The Mopco Improv Theatre in Schenectady, New York. We talk about all things musical improv, from short form musical improv to long form narrative musical improv and transitioning from short to long form musical improv. We talk about different musical forms, what to do if you don’t have an accompanist, and for musicians, how you can train to become an improv accompanist. As always, if you like this episode, rate and review us...

Duration:00:59:53

Episode 2: Kaisa Kokko Talks About Why Silence is Golden

9/6/2017
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Welcome to Improv Town, the podcast where I interview my favorite improvisers from Rhode Island and a far about an improv topic I think they’re great at. Today’s episode is an interview I got to do with Finish improviser Kaisa Kokko while she was in Rhode Island teaching and performing at the Ocean State Improv Festival. Kaisa Kokko is an improviser, director and communication skills instructor from Finland. She’s studied music, special education, and has masters in Education. Kaisa has...

Duration:00:55:53

Episode 1: PGraph Talks About Narrative Improv

7/18/2017
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Hey Everybody Welcome to Improv Town, the podcast where I interview my favorite improvisers from Rhode Island and a far about an improv topic I think they’re great at. In this inaugural episode I interview Parellelogramophonograph, aka PGraph, about Narrative Improv, and how they are able to create such rich stories on the spot, night after night. PGraph has been performing together for over 12 years and they have a weekly show at the Hideout Theater in Austin TX. They are literally world...

Duration:01:19:11