A ring! A roaring crowd! Two competitors!…But nary a punch thrown? What WAS this? It was the first televised laughing competition! During October 2010, Canal D broadcast an event of combative hilarity. In front of spectators and viewers at home, the laugh-off pit pairs of guffawers to spar. Awards were given to the longest and […]
I'd like to share a bit of my experience with standup comedy. Having done standup for a dozen years, I've watched a lot of people try to make it work and fail. And I have a secret for you. It's the number one reason why people succeed in standup. In anything. You won't believe it. […]
Ann Randolph is a briliant and inspiring solo performer, comic actor, writer, and teacher in the theater world. I first saw her show Squeezebox at The Marsh a couple of years ago and last year saw her new show, Loveland this last year. Her work is honest, imaginative, and quirky, with liberal doses of subversiveness and […]
In my last post, Part 1 of 7 on writing solo shows, I spoke about discovering the Central Moment that your show pivots on. You did free-writing about this pivotal moment and you held it close to your bosom. via www.creativeheartcoaching.com Here's part two of seven….
I'm just watching this great TED Talk with Tim Brown on creativity. He's the CEO of Innovation and Design at IDEO and has some amazing information to share about creativity, mescaline, prototyping toys, preschool, the loss of playful thinking that happens through formal education. It's got me buzzing! via www.creativeheartcoaching.com