Children and improvisation

In December 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald published a story about how playful parents can prevent anxious kids. How do parents become more playful? And what does this mean for children and improvisation? Improvisors know very well. In the last 10 years, research...

Book review: Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art

We were really looking forward to reading Sam Wasson‘s new book Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art. Published in late December 2017, Wasson’s book documents the history of the development of improv and sketch comedy in the U.S. What many may find...

Access & inclusion in improv

Access & inclusion in improv is one of the great extrinsic benefits of improvisation, and why the greatly increased awareness of improvisation in recent years, is going to have a huge positive effect on the human race in the next few decades. Improvisation is by...

Board games for improvisors

Board games for improvisors can be a lot of fun, especially with many non-traditional games that have been published in the last decade or so. So which ones should you buy for your friend or family member the improvisor, or your own improv group? Traditional board...