Improvising Your Way Through

Today I got to play with a great group of forty-ish bright, talented young women (and one gent!) at the Beyond Pink 2012 Conference, hosting the session “Improvising Your Way Through”: Life isn’t scripted – it’s more like improv where you’ve got to be ready for whatever’s thrown at you. This workshop will build skills to […]

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Improv Books

Sharing some improv book recommendations from the hivemind: Keith Johnstone’s Impro and Impro for Storytellers Viola Spolin’s Improvisation for Theater Patricia Ryan Madsen’s Improv Wisdom Robert Poynton’s Everything’s An Offer Keith Sawyer’s Group Genius Kat Koppett’s Training to Imagine  Joseph A. Keefe Improv Yourself Tom Salinsky and Deborah Frances-White’s The Improv Handbook Kathy Lubar and Belle […]

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Improv Gift: Viv and Johnnie’s Super Cool Cards

One of my favourite take-aways from the Applied Improv Network Conference was a set of the super cool cards Viv McWaters and Johnnie Moore co-created with designer Mary Campbell. The cards are all about “using serious playfulness to navigate uncertainty”, and they describe how Viv and Johnnie practice together in their Creative Facilitation work: We created these little cards to […]

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