• COVID-19: How to Yes, And in 2020

    COVID-19 has had a huge blow across the world. For performers, theatres, and festivals, social distancing can be both emotionally exhausting and financially worrying. It’s been amazing seeing the improv community sharing ideas and love with each other. The following isn’t intended as a definitive resource, but a gathering of some of the best ideas read on

  • The Improv Stimulus Package!

    Hello theater owners and festival runners. We hear you and we know that most of you are non-profits or very small businesses and any closure is hard. The Improv Network has always been one to be the center of all theaters, a free online resource for you. So we are raising funds to allocate to read on

  • The Hambook is Coming

    Over the past four years, The Hambook has published essays on improvisation for free online. Now, it is releasing all of its works in one hardbound compendium, The Complete Hambook. The Hambook was conceived in 2015 after I had a whispered conversation with a friend about improv theory. We were at an improv venue’s bar, read on

  • Non-Profit vs. for Profit Festivals

    “Oh!  An article about the tax implications of various business entities, this is the type of article that improvisers are dying to read,” he said to himself, unaware of his self-delusion.  I nerd out about this stuff and I have helped lots of actors, writers, and other creative professionals decide how to properly structure their read on

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The Improv Stimulus Package!

Hello theater owners and festival runners. We hear you and we know that most of you are non-profits or very small businesses and any closure is hard. The Improv Network has always been one to be the center of all theaters, a free online resource for you. So we are raising funds to allocate to read on

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COVID-19: How to Yes, And in 2020

COVID-19 has had a huge blow across the world. For performers, theatres, and festivals, social distancing can be both emotionally exhausting and financially worrying. It’s been amazing seeing the improv community sharing ideas and love with each other. The following isn’t intended as a definitive resource, but a gathering of some of the best ideas read on

The Hambook is Coming

Over the past four years, The Hambook has published essays on improvisation for free online. Now, it is releasing all of its works in one hardbound compendium, The Complete Hambook. The Hambook was conceived in 2015 after I had a whispered conversation with a friend about improv theory. We were at an improv venue’s bar, read on

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