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Improv FAQ At Length

Long conversations about the most common questions and topics in Improv Comedy. If you're an Improviser looking to soak up as much Improv shop talk as possible, this show is a perfect resource. Hosted by James Quesada and Bob Wieck, and featuring guests who never get tired of talking Improv.

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Episode 61: Branding w/ Collin Stanley (LIVE)

Collin Stanley joins to talk about what Improv & Sketch teams might be able to learn from musicians and bands when it comes to building a brand.Collin's EP 'Can't Go Home' is available everywhere.www.collinstanley.com@collin_stanley on Instagram

11 Nov 2020

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Episode 60: Improv 4 Life (LIVE)

Bob and James talk about ways that Improv can influence your life and vice versa.

11 Nov 2020

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Episode 59: Meta Play (LIVE)

Bob and James talk about breaking character, the forth wall, winking at the audience, commenting as a player through the character, and all things meta in this live stream episode.

11 Nov 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 58: Risk w/ Chad Damiani (LIVE)

Chad Damiani joins to talk about taking risks in performance. We talk about the line between risk and danger, reveling in failure, and how an audience will root for you when you're in trouble.Find more from Chad on Instagram:@thechaddamiani

11 Nov 2020

Rank #4

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Episode 57: Scene Mapping (LIVE)

Bob and James get the conversation started by talking about scene mapping, satire, and analogous scene work. Audience questions are encouraged whether they're related to the opening topic or anything else in the world of Improv!

11 Nov 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 56: Conflict w/ Steve Kleinedler

Steve Kleinedler joins to talk about conflict in Improv. We talk about the difference between conflict that drives a story vs conflict that grinds a scene to a halt, the reasons why conflict can be a crutch for early improvisers, and how important it is to have strong character relationships throughout conflict.Upcoming workshop with Steve:http://sustainingascene.offmiccomedys...Check out more of Steve with his duo 'Sad Trombone':https://www.facebook.com/sadtrombonec...

11 Nov 2020

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Episode 55: The Rule of Questions…

James and Bob talk about the improv rule “Don’t ask questions”

11 Nov 2020

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Episode 54: Being a Good Community Member

Bob and James talk about being a good member of your Improv community. We talk about giving as much as you gain, different ways of being involved and supporting, and the role that community plays in the growth and stability of a theater.

11 Nov 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 53: The Parent Trap Trilogy w Nicole & Julia (LIVE)

Nicole Pascaretta and Julia Schroeder join to talk about The Parent Trap: Lord of the Twins Trilogy.

11 Nov 2020

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Episode 52: Clusterfuck w/ Mary Beth Kolbicz and Jennifer Socia

Mary Beth Kolbicz and Jennifer Socia join to talk about their 'Clusterfuck' sketch show series. We talk about their one off showing of the 'All American Clusterfuck' and the 'Very Merry Clusterfuck' that followed. We discuss the desire shake off convention and do your own thing, the pros and cons of being self directed, and how important it is to give your dumbest ideas your fullest commitment.More from Jennifer on the Roach Koach podcast:https://www.gabbermedia.com/roachkoachLinks to the 'She's Good' Podcast coming soon!

11 Nov 2020

Rank #10