"These Are Not the Rules of Improvisation" is the text you turn to when you've sort of worked out how to improvise successfully in a performance context. You've learnt the rules. Now it's time to unlearn them. Featuring all the things Dan Bain's 20+ years as a professional improvisor has taught him in 10 mostly informative and generally amusing essays on the art of making things up. From huge corporate events, motivational speaking to audiences of 5000 plus, to a bizarrely successful podcast that prides itself on being deliberately boring, via hundreds of shows on the street, Dan Bain has worked in almost every conceivable performance context. (Jelly wrestler - yes. Circus Clown - yes. Medical roleplay patient - yes.) Here's some thoughts of his on how to do it.
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