Tag Archives: Improvisation

The 30 minute Solo (and two person) improv warm up

If you want to improve at improvisation, it really helps to practice. But if you are all by yourself, what can you do? Well quite a lot as it turns out.

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ComedySportz, Level 303, first class, with Kat Gotsick

Well it is becoming clear that I am biting off some quite substantial chunks in this game. This week I have a mere 40 hours of improv, and I am nearly on top of my notes (yeah, right), and over the next 10 weeks I will have a total of more than 300 hours of improv. Thankfully, some weeks I will have less than others. However, this does mean that one week it is looking like I will have a phenomenal 55 hours of improv training. Methinks that week my bed will be my best friend.
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ACE? Ah yes, Arts Council England…

This comedy lark is a great game, but there is a serious side. As an art form, it is self financing – as in, I currently finance my art myself. Yes, I get paid gigs here and there, however £100 to headline a gig in Plymouth barely covers the petrol, and whilst I perform maybe 20 nights a month, I am still not at the stage where enough of them pay sufficiently to keep me in tea and biscuits. And I like tea and biscuits.

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