Kat Koppett
  • Albany, NY
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Jolts, Exercises and Frame Games

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Tarvin Nov 20, 2009. 7 Replies


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Diane replied to Kat Koppett's discussion The Top 10 Applied Improv Facilitation Tips and Other Useful Stuff
"Thank you, again, Kat, for this wonderful workshop.  I found myself planning a workshop this morning, and being drawn through space and time to reflect on the teachings from this day!"
Jun 8, 2012
Paul Levy replied to Kat Koppett's discussion The Top 10 Applied Improv Facilitation Tips and Other Useful Stuff
"11. Never overplay "Yes, and..." - "Yes, but" and "No, but" are used by some of the greatest improvisational performers I know"   12. A facilitator of improvisation needs also to be an improvisational…"
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Joey Novick replied to Kat Koppett's discussion The Top 10 Applied Improv Facilitation Tips and Other Useful Stuff
"I am putting together a new comedy performance for comedy clubs---"The One-Man Improv Jam". Does anyone have suggestions for games to play with such an audience?"
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April Jaffe replied to Kat Koppett's discussion The Top 10 Applied Improv Facilitation Tips and Other Useful Stuff
"Hi Kat, Thanks for sharing all these great words of wisdom. This is a great list to go by. I used the mirror game recently in a corporate setting. They were not expecting this. Some of them were very uncomfortable and I remembered your words of…"
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Where do you live and work? (City)
Albany, NY, USA
Professional Skills
Corporate training, consulting, improv performer and teacher, writer, and coach
What is your main interest in this network?
Education, Social, Networking, Finding Partnerships, Improv Resources
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What kinds of improv-related services are you involved in?
Teambuilding, Creativity, Innovation, Problem Solving, Communcation, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Sales, Presentation Skills
Share a favorite 'improv epiphany'
Daring to be obvious really is magical.
More about you: (Short Bio or any other details you'd like people to know)
I am in love with my current improv company, The Mop & Bucket Co. (www.mopco.org)
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Focusing my work. Finding my hedgehog.
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At 9:00pm on January 1, 2011, Natasha Kotovsky Rogers said…


It was such a pleasure meeting you at the Dec.17th NYC Regional AIN meeting.

Thanks again for your advice and wisdom on the subject of grad school. Hope to see you at the next meeting in February, I had such a blast.

At 2:13pm on November 20, 2009, Andrew Tarvin said…
Kat, it was great meeting you in Portland. I used the "But vs. And" exercise in a workshop today and it went great! Thanks for the great workshop and the the Training to Imagine resource = ).
At 2:32pm on February 16, 2009, Raffi Feghali said…
I just ordered your book, as advised by William Hall :)
At 10:05pm on October 25, 2008, Missy Whitis said…
So nice to have met you today. Glad you are feeling better! :)
At 4:34am on June 30, 2008, Kat Koppett said…
That's a pretty tired ol' ploy, mister.
At 10:54pm on June 29, 2008, David Regal said…
Don't I know you from long ago?
At 10:28pm on April 13, 2008, Laura Derry said…
Kat! I'm doing well. Working hard, performing lots, riding my horsie, doing improv. Things here are good. How are you? I miss you.
At 10:46am on April 10, 2008, Rebecca Stockley said…
Kat! I'm looking for someone in the Bay Area....
A conference organizer at SF State is looking for a facilitator - a facilitator of color.
I'm writing to see if you know of anyone - and would be willing to recommend him or her for this event. He's looking for someone with innovative facilitation experience and skills in things like Open Space.

The specific session in question is:
- Colliding Worldviews & Collaboration Skills for the 21st Century
Integrating Social Intelligence Into Health Care & Daily Life
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 9am-5pm (8:30 Check-In)
Cesar Chavez Student Center, Jack Adams Hall
San Francisco State University (19th Ave. & Holloway Ave.)
If you can think of anyone and you're willing to share that information with me - please just get back to me with names/numbers.
At 1:47pm on April 6, 2008, Uta M. Walter said…
HI Kat -
nice to find you on this network! I have been thinking about you, William and the rest of the gang who were so gracious to take part in my dissertation. I have settled back in Germany and am trying to re-establish some theatre and improv connections. Hope you are well in Albany.
Greetings from Berlin,
At 9:24am on March 24, 2008, Laura Faye Smith said…
Hey Kat! In addition to On Your Feet, I've been working at Oregon Children's Theatre, managing one of their programs and teaching - I've also been working with a long form improv group that Gary and Mame and I started, much inspired by our time at BATS--I love, love, love it. I'm also doing regular theatre, voice over and some small film projects--and trying to fit in time with family and friends so my life isn't just work work work!

How about you? How do you like living in Albany?

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