February 15, 2019

This tip is from Michael J. Gellman.  Michael is my improv mentor.  I could fill 1000 blogs with how much I owe Mr. Gellman.

Every offer is owed an emotional reaction. Then you can choose to respond physically or verbally...  Or something like that.  Look, it...

July 28, 2018

"Make Active & Positive Choices"
Elaine May & Del Close

I first read this quote in Jeffrey Sweet's seminal book Something Wonderful Right Away: An Oral History of the Second City and the Compass Players.

I'm happy to say that since that day Jeffrey & I have become f...

July 11, 2018

"Support the physical,

& verbal reality of the scene"
Elaine May Del Close

This one takes a bit of explaining.  The first 3 of my improv tips come from Elaine May & Del Close, as I read them in Jeffrey Sweet's book Something Wonderful Right Away.

Two of those...

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