Tag Archive: bobbi block

What is this Bright Invention you speak of?

Disclaimer . . . this was a blog post I began writing last year and then forgot about. As I am cleaning out all sorts of stuff during this pandemic, I dusted this off,… Continue reading

Re: commodifying improv

In her review of the panel discussion I co-presented and participated in (Improvising an improv economy), Judy Weightman does a passable job of capturing the free-wheeling nature of the event. With six passionate participants,… Continue reading

LEAPpost 5: reflections

So there’s been a phrase jumping around in my head since working on LEAP which I feel like writing. But I can’t be sure if it’s authentic or if it’s just hyperbole to… Continue reading

LEAPpost 3: forms and secrets

Today, Bobbi put a bunch of big pieces of construction paper up on the walls. They were divided in black marker into four sections, and the sections filled with “forms”. One might go:… Continue reading

LEAPpost 2: plans and tone

Long form improv shines a light on one of my challenges: the need to have a plan, to create a “script”, to join events together into some holistic pattern that has meaning for… Continue reading

LEAPpost 1: fear and excitement

I’ve begun improv boot camp with Bobbi Block and four dear friends and fellow citizen actors from the Philly theatre community in preparation for our performance at the Live Arts festival in Philadelphia… Continue reading