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Improvise. : scene from the inside out / Mick Napier ; with a foreword by Stephen Colbert ; Editor: Lisa Barnett.

Napier, Mick, (author.).

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Whiting Public Library 792.028 N162 (Text) 51735011775052 Adult department Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781566081986
  • ISBN: 156608198X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 246 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: Denver, Colorado : Meriwether Publishing, A divsion of Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- What is improvisation? -- Rules -- How to improvise -- "What about my partner?" -- Context and scenes -- Common problems -- More than two people in a scene -- Advanced improvisation --Improvisation and the second law of thermodynamics -- Exercises to do at home -- Auditioning -- Updated advice and guidelines for improvisers -- The Second City Journal -- Annoyance.
Summary, etc.: Napier has been at the heart of the professional improvisation community for more than 25 years. Here, he gives you advice and tips for success in improvising. You'll learn the rules of improv-- and why they don't matter. You'll discover how to take care of yourself in a scene, as well as working in two-person or large-cast scenes. And you'll get tips on preparing and psyching yourself for an audition.
Subject: Improvisation (Acting)

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