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Improv comedy course journal: week 3

This is an account of the third week of a six week improv comedy course run by The National Comedy Theater in San Diego. Read about week 1 and week 2. We began our third lesson with Zip, Zap, Zop, and quickly moved onto Zoom, Schwarts, Pofigliano. We added the rules: “Murph” everyone responds with “ahh”; and “Twisler” which [...]
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Improv comedy course journal: week 2

This is an account of the second week of a six week improv comedy course run by The National Comedy Theater in San Diego. Read about week 1. Another great improv class. I’m really impressed with the teacher’s ability to generate a fun positive atmosphere. As last week, we started the class with Zip Zap Zop. [...]
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What is Improv Comedy?

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that improv comedy is different to stand up comedy. I felt that needed to make this distinction as people often get the two confused. Many people haven’t encountered improv before and don’t really know what it is. As I’m going to talk about improv a lot on this blog think [...]
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