Playing to the Top of Your Intelligence

Introduction Last month I wrote about how the advice "be more boring" / "be more obvious" / "be less original" makes sense to me - be it after playing improv for 20+ years.  Here's another widely used piece of advice: "play to the top of your intelligence" - and that sounds kind of contradictory to … Continue reading Playing to the Top of Your Intelligence

Trains & Tracks

Here is another metaphor I like to use in many of the workshops  I teach.  It originated from a statement by a fellow improv player and it’s the title of the first section of this post below. “Long form is Fragile” A great friend of mine, Dimitri Desmyter, saw one of our RIOT tryouts in … Continue reading Trains & Tracks