Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

Curtain Raisers Improv ACT 2014 joni

Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv It isn’t about being funny. Even if not on stage, students and educators are always improvising, making things up as we go. Photo by Joni James Having directed, performed, and studied improv Continue reading Accept, Communicate, Trust: Building School Culture Through Improv

COMMUNICATE: Clarity & Precision Over Coy & Clever

I’ve tremendous coy guilt. At least once a performance with Teachers Lounge Mafia, I throw out an offer that my scene partner has to distill, interpret and essentially guess at just what the heck it is I am suggesting. Me: Continue reading COMMUNICATE: Clarity & Precision Over Coy & Clever

3 Principles of Improv that Improve Every Classroom, School, District & Universe

Dan's three key principles of improv, to be applied not only to the stage, but to the classroom and life in general

When I’m not busy doing everything else in my life, I perform, coach, and teach improv.  It’s been a passion of mine since taking classes at ImprovBoston in Cambridge oh . . . going on . . . wow . Continue reading 3 Principles of Improv that Improve Every Classroom, School, District & Universe