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Improvising wisdoms

Cindy Tonkin - June 20, 2017

Here are some quotes about improv from the International Theatresports Institute.

I never lose. I either win or learn. – Nelson Mandela

I think all great lmprovisors are out to protect everybody else onstage and sure they look good. So it’s
almost like you’re in the cradle … being loved … – Scott Adsit

You should be on the edge of disaster. – Keith Johnstone

Stay Fluid and roll with those changes. Life is just a big extended improvisation. – Jane Lynch

Be aware of every moment as you never know when interesting things are happening. – Felipe Ortiz

Impro has limitless possibilities, until you put limits on it. – Patti Stiles

People are afraid of the future, but drama is all about futures that are uncontrolled. – Keith Johnstone

The scene is already there, you’re just doing your part – Jill Bernard

You got to be willing to make mistakes. — Shawn Kinley

They [the audience] won’t believe you if you don’t believe you. – Joe Bill

You can’t separate your mind from your body. If mind and body are united, you are at peace. – Jun

We [the audience] wants to see you confidently get it wrong. – Pippa Evans

The photo in this post is of Confetti Gun, who are some incredibly talented Sydney women.

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