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Teaching improv to kids, Class #3 braindump

Continuing with writing 'braindumps' versus composing organized posts: today I'm going to just list the games/exercises I used in each class, with some commentary on effectiveness/response/etc. The kids class (8yo+) 1. Free Association Circle I really, really like doing this (seated) to start …

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Teaching improv to kids, Class #2 braindump

Please note: I'm just dumping my post class thoughts will little regard to organization. Eventually I'll write something more composed & thoughtful about teaching kids improv! Wednesday was the 2nd week of class, with the benefit of the kids having a better idea of what to expect. Last …

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Teaching improv to kids, Class #1 braindump

A quick recap: I started doing improv in August 2015. I loved it & realized that kids would really enjoy the games. I offered a class combining improv & drama games at our spring homeschool co-op, not expecting that it would sell out. Thinking I'd have maybe 10 kids, I ended up with 20 - …

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So I started teaching improv comedy to kids…

My foray into improv comedy at the Tampa Bay Comic Con has been quite the unexpected detour. I enjoyed it so much that I joined a couple of meetups to scratch the itch. And it was so much fun that I knew kids would love it - so I started teaching at our homeschool co-op. Years back I used to watch …

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Contemplating things at the end of the year…

I've loathed New Year's Resolutions for years. People should be taking stock and reviewing their lives regularly; doing it once a year is not enough. But I have to admit that the end of the year, with the holidays and Workus Interruptus, is a good to time to stop & consider things deeply. And …

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