Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Improv

Give me three words. I'll blog about them tomorrow. I promise.

What's going on? I'm reading Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare. Just Show Up by Patricia Ryan Madson. And I need you to help me. So toss some words into the comments section. That'll be what I blog about. Eeeeeek!

Here are some ideas from the book:

"When speaking in public, don't use a script. Write down questions and answer them."

"Change the location of a familiar activity." She (Madson) tells her students to: "Find a new place or different vantage point in the circle."

From the chapter called "Be Average": "What is ordinary to you is often a revelation to others."

"Life is all about balancing, not being balanced."

Oh, and if you want to get in on the improvisation of a group poem, go join the renga fun at The Miss Rumphius Effect.

5 comments:

  1. Poison Ivy and Treehouse!

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  2. Well, I love this idea. I'm definitely someone who needs to learn how to improvise more.

    My words: uncle, duck, chew.

    Go crazy!

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  3. Patricia Ryan Madson11/13/07, 2:53 PM

    My words: Gratitute, window, play
    Thank you for mentioning Improv Wisdom in your blog. It makes my day to know that the book is helping readers fulfill their dreams.
    Warm thanks,
    Patricia Ryan Madson

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  4. Theater, aspiring, light

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