Monthly Archives: September 2020

What Instructors Can Learn From Improv & Why EVERY School Needs Comedy

We have been offering improv shows, workshops, and residencies to NYC area schools (DOE VENDORS) since 2003. Professional Development workshops too! In an article for Chronicle for Higher Learning, Beckie Supiano talks to Keith Sawyer, a professor of education at … Continue reading

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Improv 4 Entrepreneurs, Negotiating, Business

Research at MIT and Harvard Business School demontrates Improvisation as a useful tool in business. I stumbled upon some interesting research linking Improv training to numerous business skills. We have been focused on team building, but for years I have … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Improv on Zoom: Guessing Games

Curfew Recently, Samuel Van Wyk created CURFEW in response to the times. Two parents interrogate their child, the guesser, who has gotten into trouble. The guesser will have to figure out, as defined by audience suggestions: WHAT were you doing? … Continue reading

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Educators! Improv in Classroom Great 4 Students & Teachers

Educators! Improv in Classroom Great 4 Students & Teachers By Walt Frasier, Artistic Director of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH and co-founder of IMPROV 4 KIDS Humor and creativity work in similar ways. By creating relationships between two disconnected items, you … Continue reading

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Sketch Comedy Varieties

There are no limits to what you can create in the world of sketch comedy. Here are a few selections Sketch Comedy Varieties By Samuel Van Wyk Upcoming Sketch online class with Sam starts October 3. Click here for more … Continue reading

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Developing Strong Leadership Skills Using Improv

Developing Strong Leadership Skills Using Improv starts with simple game play. As you pick up tips to perform scenes and stories, you also develop better presentation skills, out of the box problem solving, and a deeper listening and focus. You … Continue reading

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Online Classes: Improv Comedy, Stand-up Comedy, Musical Theater

ONLINE CLASSES Classes 4 Adults Classes 4 Teens Classes 4 Kids We are very excited to move to a subscription style service for online classes to maximize the value to our students and their parents. Get unlimited access to FOUR … Continue reading

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NEW ZOOM IMPROV GAMES: TINDER DATING & RADIO CALL IN SHOW

Nathan Armstrong created this first game Saturday 9/12. He created the latter option earlier this summer. Nathan hosts every Saturday 8pm show as well as Monday Night 8pm ON THE SPOT. We recently published the book IMPROV on ZOOM. Geared … Continue reading

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Corporate Improv Training: Remote Operations Team Building 4 New Times

by Samuel Van Wyk and Walt Frasier In a time when most companies are working remotely, getting your employees to work as a strong team is more important than ever. ¬† Research has shown that improv can be a fun … Continue reading

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FALL 2020 Online Comedy Classes 4 Kids, Teens, Adults #Onlineclasses #improvcomedy #standupcomedy

THIS WEEK AND BEYOND Thursday¬†September 10, 20207pm Improv Class with Sam8pm LMAO Off Broadway Hosted by Sam QUICK LINKS ADULT CLASSES CLASSES FOR KIDS & TEENS LIVE ONLINE IMPROV COMEDY SHOWS ONE CLASS $25, FOUR Classes $75. FOUR WEEKS $125¬†Unlimited … Continue reading

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