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Staying Healthy as a Professional Improviser

Posted by Patricia Ryan Madson on October 3, 2015 at 2:56pm 0 Comments

Staying Healthy

for the Professional Improviser 

I’ve been watching improv actors make magic for over thirty years.  One of the deep joys of living in the Bay Area is having access to a remarkable array of Improvisational Theatre groups. …


I Can't Sell Improv and some thoughts on debriefing . .

Posted by Patricia Ryan Madson on September 19, 2015 at 2:47pm 0 Comments

I am lousy at self-promotion.  Although my father was a salesman the gene didn’t get passed on.  I’d be hard pressed to deliver a brochure promising all kinds of benefits if you study or work with me.  I can’t do it, because I have no idea what an individual may actually get out of the study of improv with me.  This is why the final exam paper in my Stanford University undergraduate class was always an open question.  Please write as much as you need to answer:  “What I learned in Drama…



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Applied Improvisation Case Studies

Stories or case studies describing how improvisation has been applied into a group or organisation - for any purpose beyond theatrical entertainment- and the value provided by Applied Improvisation.

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For those who missed Dr. Steve Leybourne's Webinar on Organisational Improvisation. You can catch up online. Just follow the link below. 
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You have from now until the Monday, May 11th to make a (or several) delightful offers for our tribe’s conference. Again, ’Back to Nature’ is our theme for this 2015 AIN conference. Life on earth is creative, playful, and always improvising. In that sense, being connected to nature is being connected to our whole being, with all of our creative, playful and improvisational capacities. How does your work connect with that?

More info can be found on the AIN Conference Website


Time: September 24, 2015 at 5pm toSeptember 27, 2015 at 5pm
Location: Montreal, Canada
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