Posts tagged improv skills
Don't be a D ___! Check your Ego and Humanity at the Door.

One of my early improv coaches had a philosophy and it was “Don’t be a - D _ _ _!" (rhymes with tick) Basically, don’t be mean and remember to leave your ego at the door because improv has no place for it. The art form is purely about being selfless, inclusive, and kind. Maybe it’s one of the reasons I latched on so passionately. I viewed it as more of a code I wanted to not only practice on stage but to live by as well. I had found something that was not only artistically satisfying, but that could also set the tone for how people should strive to be as humans.

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How to Handle a Sticky Movie Theater Seat

My Mom has always told me that when I was a little girl, I liked to clean up messes. I guess this was odd to her, because most kids did not enjoy this task. She said she noticed this about me early on when I helped her with at her home daycare wiping faces and changing diapers, all with a big smile on my face. She asked me why I liked cleaning things up so much and I said to her, “Because I like to see something go from messy to clean”. This trend continued throughout my life, even through my work. There is nothing more satisfying than transformation for the better or taking a challenging situation and helping make it less challenging.

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