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Improvisation for Actors and Writers: A Guidebook for Improv Lessons in Comedy

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Far more than simply an overview of improv comedy, this book helps actors, writers and comedians learn the basics as taught in all the major comedy schools. First, the do's and don'ts of the Comedy Improv Commandments. The concepts that, when understood, hit the student like falling anvils: Anvil 1: Collaboration -- Working with the 'Group Mind', Anvil 2: Agreement -- 'Jus ...more
Paperback, 191 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Meriwether Publishing (first published April 2004)
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Dan Richter
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Handbuch, das ohne viel Schnickschnack zum Punkt kommt. Was ist zu tun? Was soll man lieber lassen. Wer klare Anweisungen für klare Impro sucht, ist hier richtig.
Einziger Wermutstropfen: Es kommt etwas regelhaft und dogmatisch daher: "Don't argue", "Don't ask questions". Es ist schon klar, woher die Regeln kommen und was sie bedeuten. Anfänger fragen zu viel und zernörgeln die Szenen.
Aber soll man im Theater wirklich auf Fragen und auf Streit verzichten? (Ähnliches auch für die Langformtips.)
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