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Notes from a 1960’s Del Close workshop

In honour of Del Close week we did some Googling, and found something worth sharing: notes from a 1962 workshop. We found this in the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. I’m pretty sure they came from the Applied Improv Network in 2007, but scanning today’s site turned no trace of it. If anyone from Applied Improv…

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Doppelganger

This is a trio of ladies from NYC known for their fearless play and smooth fluid transitions. Sorry about the poor video quality, check out their site at http://doppelgangercomedy.com for more (albeit shorter) clips.

The Armando Show (part 2) – iO Chicago

Part 2! TJ Jagodowski was Armando Diaz that evening. The cast included: Chad Haught, Dina Facklis, Paul Grondy, Noah Gregoropolous, Ryan Archibald, Jason Chin, Brett Lyons, Beth Melewski and Amanda Blake Davis http://ioimprov.com/chicago/io/shows/the-armando-diaz-experience

The Armando Show (part 1) – iO Chicago

Bad audio on this one too, so watch your ears. TJ Jagodowski was Armando Diaz that evening. The cast included: Chad Haught, Dina Facklis, Paul Grondy, Noah Gregoropolous, Ryan Archibald, Jason Chin, Brett Lyons, Beth Melewski and Amanda Blake Davis http://ioimprov.com/chicago/io/shows/the-armando-diaz-experience

Convoy at the Comedy Central Stage

The audio on this one isn’t that great… sorry. Convoy is a 3 man group out of UCB LA. Convoy is Alex Berg, Tod Fasen, and Alex Fernie. http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/shows/view/1631

Dasariski – “Hell Is Other People” aka The Sudoku Killer

Dasariski is Robert Dassie, Rich Talarico, and Craig Cackowski. A fully improvised show from iO West. http://www.dasariski.com

Messing with a Friend (CIF 2010)

The incomparable Messing with a Friend at CIF 2010. Featuring Susan Messing and Tim Meadows, filmed at the Annoyance Theater.

Zumpf! at the Westside Comedy Festival

Miles Stroth and Dan Bakkedahl perform their two man long form improv show “Zumpf” at the Westside Comedy Theater on April 1st, 2010.

My partner is everything to me. My partner tells me who I am.

This infographic of a David Razowsky workshop speaks tomes about the way he approaches the art. Bob Kozdis did an amazing job of presenting David Razowsky’s beautiful ideas in such a beautiful way. * Be here now. * You have everything you need. * The minute you let go of ego, you will surprise the…

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We can’t let real logic and the way we would actually behave run our scenes. Sure, we want a reflection of reality in our work, but too much and it robs us of our power. If your improv girlfriend is improv breaking up with you, instead of trying to win her back why not show…

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