The Improv Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond (Modern Plays) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1350026179
ISBN-10: 1350026174
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Co-founders of the London-based improvisational theater company The Spontaneity Shop, Salinsky and Frances-White provide a wonderful addition to the growing literature on theatrical improvisation. The book can serve as both a scholarly resource, since it covers the history of improvisation from its beginnings to the present, and a practical guide, for the beginner and advanced improviser... The authors include interviews with ten leading international improvisers, and they conclude with an appendix that details many of the most common improvisational games used in academic and professional settings. This book is a must for institutions supporting theater and performance programs. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All readers, all levels.
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About the Author

Tom Salinsky is the co-founder (with Deborah Frances-White) of The Spontaneity Shop. He and Deborah have performed improvisation for the Royal Court, the RSC Summer Season, the Gilded Balloon at the Edinburgh Festival, and at the Bloomsbury Theatre. They have toured the world and performed at many comedy festivals by invitation. They teach at RADA, The Actors Centre, The National Youth Theatre, and many other colleges and institutions, as well as their own successful workshop program.

Deborah Frances-White is a stand-up comedian best known for her BBC Radio 4 show Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She's performed comedy around the world including The Edinburgh Festival, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Roadshow and The London Storytelling Festival. Her book Off the Mic, co-authored with Marsha Shandur, was published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama in 2015.


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  • File Size: 1523 KB
  • Print Length: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Methuen Drama; 1 edition (June 13, 2013)
  • Publication Date: June 13, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00D1Z59Q6
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
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