Saying yes ('tak') - A short Poland tour

Saying yes ('tak') - A short Poland tour

Remember this word: Tak. It means yes in Polish.

Yes is the most important word in improv, and the Polish improv stage is no different. And apparently, you can play entire scenes with that word.

Everything about my short Poland tour in this blog. 

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Training Majoretteketet - Improvise in dance

Training Majoretteketet - Improvise in dance

I loved my return to the Flemmish girls and guy of Majoretteketet. A 3,5 hour delay could not stop me. 

They are a very unique group combining choreographed dances, improvised dance and fun, light street theatre. Last year I worked with them on the last 2: the elements where some improv skills are of use. 

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Ohana Improv Podcast 5 - Sarah Michaelson

Ohana Improv Podcast 5 - Sarah Michaelson

In the 5th episode I spoke to Sarah Michaelson, a.k.a. DJ Mama Cutsworth, and we talk about:

– her role as a music improviser;
– how Speechless started (with a great anecdote from their first rehearsal);
advice for other music improvisers;
– how she warms up (which is a little different);
and much, much more.

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Ohana Improv Podcast 4 - Amir Atsmon

Ohana Improv Podcast 4 - Amir Atsmon

For the fourth episode of the Ohana Improv Podcast I spoke to Amir Atsmon, live from the streets of Tel Aviv in Israel. We talk about:

– what touring with a theatre project taught him;
– what the Israeli improv scene is like;
– how improv changed his life;
and much, much more.

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Ohana Improv Podcast 3 - Patti Stiles

Ohana Improv Podcast 3 - Patti Stiles

For the third episode of the Ohana Improv Podcast I got the chance to pick the brain of Patti Stiles from Australia. We cover these topics:
– how she makes improv formats;
– why she prefers crunchy broccoli after soup, when it comes to improv;
– what her turning point in life was (of course it included Keith Johnstone);
and much, much more.

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Ohana Improv Podcast 2 – Matt Schuurman

Ohana Improv Podcast 2 – Matt Schuurman

For the second episode of the Ohana Improv Podcast I had an interview with the charming Matt Schuurman, the new artistic director of Rapid Fire Theatre. We talk about:

– how he became the artistic director of Rapid Fire Theatre;
– how his work as a video designer influenced his improv;
– what his work with children has taught him;
and much, much more.

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Ohana Improv Podcast 1 – Tim Orr

Ohana Improv Podcast 1 – Tim Orr

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Tim Orr from San Francisco. We cover different topics relating to his improv practice, including:
– how his warm-up for a show looks like;
– what the turning point in his career was;
– how his background as a basketball coach influenced him as a trainer;
and much, much more.

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