The Improv Chronicle Podcast

The Improv Chronicle Podcast

Help, I Suck At This
Nov 05, 2019 17:40

Help, I Suck At This

Experiencing and improv dip and a bout of imposter syndrome isn't uncommon in improv - in fact many people recognise it as part of being an improviser and, more generally, a performer. But in improv, where you never do the same show twice, this feeling seems more common somehow. So what do we do about this?
Improvisers With Scripts
Oct 22, 2019 17:02

Improvisers With Scripts

Many improvisers enjoy success not just in improv, but in the realm of scripted work. Does their experience in improv bleed into their creative processes when they write or even when that written work gets performed? This episode you get to hear from a number of successful writers who also have an improv background
Marketing Your Improv Show
Oct 08, 2019 18:25

Marketing Your Improv Show

You can have the best improv show in the world and still not have an audience. How do you get people to come to see your show and how many of them are going to be non-improvisers? This episode you will hear from people who are marketing improv in different ways to get audiences for shows.
Understanding And Appreciating The Role Of The Music Director In Improv
Sep 24, 2019 20:20

Understanding And Appreciating The Role Of The Music Director In Improv

How does an improv musician view the improv show? What do they add? And what should those of us who take to the stage to work with them know about the work the music director is putting into the show? Hear from improv music directors about how they work with on stage improvisers and the things the performers should know about the musician's job. Featuring Brit Award nominated artist Fred Deakin and Whose Line Is It Anyway musician Laura Hall.
The Only Game In Town - Improvising In A Void
Sep 10, 2019 14:59

The Only Game In Town - Improvising In A Void

While some of us are blessed with cities that have a large improv scene with multiple groups or even multiple theatres, some cities have barely anyone flying the flag for our art form. You'll hear from people from three cities from around the world - people who have been the only game in town. Clarification: Maximilian Hanson is founder and creative director of Mind Melt, which he started earlier this year. His former group, which he was part of creating ten years ago is Teater Prego.
Making Indie Nights Work
Aug 27, 2019 20:04

Making Indie Nights Work

What makes a good independent improv night, and what do you get out of putting on something that isn't connected to an established improv theatre or school? People with experience of indie nights from around the world share their experience and examine what makes nights like these function and succeed.
Trailer: Making Indie Nights Work
Aug 25, 2019 01:47

Trailer: Making Indie Nights Work

On the next episode of the Improv Chronicle Podcast you will hear from some of the people running independent improv nights and how they get over the disadvantages of not having a major theatre behind them - and how they exploit the advantages
What The Edinburgh Fringe Gives Improvisers
Aug 13, 2019 16:21

What The Edinburgh Fringe Gives Improvisers

Every year, a growing number of improvisers take a creative and financial risk on the Edinburgh Fringe. What are the benefits of taking your work to the world's largest open-access arts festival, and is there a secret to getting a good audience?
Trailer: What The Edinburgh Fringe Gives Improvisers
Aug 10, 2019 01:47

Trailer: What The Edinburgh Fringe Gives Improvisers

With a reputation for being a tough nut to crack, what are the benefits of taking an improv show to the world's largest open-access arts festival? Improvisers who have taken a variety of shows share their tips and experiences
The Growth Of Improv Festivals
Jul 30, 2019 18:11

The Growth Of Improv Festivals

A new improv festival has just opened this week in the UK. As improv festivals continue to spring up around the world, what makes a good festival for audiences, improvisers and improv scenes?