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Improvise. : scene from the inside out

Author: Mick Napier
Publisher: Denver, Colorado : Meriwether Publishing, A divsion of Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Napier
ISBN: 9781566081986 156608198X
OCLC Number: 911518412
Description: xvii, 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Mick Napier ; with a foreword by Stephen Colbert ; Editor: Lisa Barnett.

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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.

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