Bridesmaids and a Flashback to my 15-year-old Self

I saw Bridesmaids on Friday night with a theater full of women in comedy, an outing organized by G.L.O.C. or Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy. Walking home through Union Square a few minutes after the closing credits, on a cool spring evening, I was happy and nostalgic, flashing back to an afternoon more than twenty years earlier...

There is No Script: Improvisation and Creative Living

The word “improv” may conjure visions of jazz musicians in smoky clubs, or comedy shows in basement theaters, where empty cans of PBR pose as carpeting. But while music and comedy are the two arenas in which improv is most visible, the truth, my friends, is this: we’re all improvisers. Even you...

My Improv Family

If you're lucky, over the course of your life, you'll find your tribe - a group of people who, when you're with them, it's easy to be yourself. They actually make you feel MORE like yourself. I found my tribe when I found Washington Improv Theater, and I found my family in my group, JINX...