If the people in charge of the community are resistant to criticism then your community will never get better.
I got asked recently (and by recently I mean about 2 years ago but sshhh) if I wanted to ‘make it in improv’. Now I properly sit down and think about it, I’m not even sure what making it in improv looks like. There are so few people in the UK who make their livingContinue reading “I don’t want to make it”
A man once told me that his relationship with Improv was abusive. It took his money, destroyed his self-esteem and he kept coming back, apologising and begging for more. It’s not an uncommon story either, and although I don’t particularly like his turn of phrase, I agree with the sentiment. Improv can be the bestContinue reading “Falling out of love with Improv”
I typed the title of this little essay and immediately realised that I’d become one of those insufferable improv people who uses performance clichés in every day life. Although it is very fitting when I get into the matter at hand. ‘Follow your feet’ is a simple saying with a simple meaning – if yourContinue reading “‘Follow your feet’”