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Social Emotional Learning – Using Improv in Schools to Teach SEL

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Continue reading

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365 Songs / 365 Days Try A Little Tenderness Commitments Otis Redding

365 Songs / 365 Days Try A Little Tenderness in the style of The Commitments & Otis Redding 365 Songs / 365 Days DAY 3 Try A Little Tenderness in the style of The Commitments & Otis Redding New project … Continue reading

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Rain Song words and music David Duchovny (COVER) 2/365

365 Songs / 365 Days Rain Song words and music David Duchovny  (COVER) 2/365   365 Songs / 365 Days Rain Song words and music David Duchovny  (COVER) 2/365 New project for me this year. I will be releasing a … Continue reading

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365 Songs / 365 Days 1 THE THINGS words and Music by David Duchovny

365 Songs / 365 Days 1 THE THINGS words and Music by David Duchovny 365 Songs / 365 Days 1 THE THINGS words and Music by David Duchovny New project for me this year. Starting TODAY I will be releasing … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOUR IMPROV CLASS and why it’s the best idea I ever had!

HAPPY HOUR IMPROV CLASS best idea I ever had! To be clear I am not bragging. I  am simply amazingly happy with tonight’s results. In many ways tonight’s success mirrors what so often makes Improv great. We make choices and … Continue reading

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SUNDAY IMPROV COMEDY CLASS for ADULTS at Broadway Comedy Club NYC

New session starts this Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 12:45. We have a great roster but have room for a few more. WHAT: IMPROV 101 COME PLAY WITH US!!! Join us Sundays at 12:45 for 2-hours of Improv Comedy. We create … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from John Steinbeck – Psychological Safety, YES! And…

Every once a while I think of John Steinbeck’s THE PEARL. Of all the themes/parts of the novella, I remember the way Kino just stared at the ants. Observing and respecting nature. His life is simple until he discovers that … Continue reading

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