Improvising Doesn’t Mean You Don’t Know What You’re Doing

11.10.2011 Art

One of the most important skills I learned while training in the theater was improvisation. Improvisation is not “making it up as you go along.” Improvisation is a process of discovery, experimentation. The best experiments have limits and controls. When actors improvise, they don’t start with a complete blank page, they start with a concept. [...]

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A Man Walks Into A Bar

10.04.2011 Future

It was the middle of the afternoon, but the way my day had gone I was done. Finished. So I found the nearest bar and walked in. It had been so bright outside and so dark in that bar that I had to stand inside the door for several seconds, remove my sun glasses, and [...]

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