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Improvise.: Scene from the Inside Out Improvise.: Scene from the Inside Out (Paperback)
by (shelved 38 times as improv)
avg rating 4.30 — 1,448 ratings — published 2004
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Impro Impro (Paperback)
by (shelved 36 times as improv)
avg rating 4.27 — 5,187 ratings — published 1979
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Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up (Hardcover)
by (shelved 26 times as improv)
avg rating 4.01 — 3,265 ratings — published 2005
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Improvisation for the Theater Improvisation for the Theater (Paperback)
by (shelved 22 times as improv)
avg rating 4.25 — 1,546 ratings — published 1963
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Impro for Storytellers (Theatre Arts) Impro for Storytellers (Theatre Arts)
by (shelved 21 times as improv)
avg rating 4.15 — 856 ratings — published 1999
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Bossypants Bossypants (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 16 times as improv)
avg rating 3.96 — 980,664 ratings — published 2011
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The Second City Almanac of Improvisation The Second City Almanac of Improvisation (Paperback)
by (shelved 15 times as improv)
avg rating 4.08 — 486 ratings — published 2004
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Process: An Improviser's Journey Process: An Improviser's Journey (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as improv)
avg rating 3.77 — 146 ratings — published 2007
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How To Be The Greatest Improviser On Earth How To Be The Greatest Improviser On Earth (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 11 times as improv)
avg rating 4.67 — 408 ratings — published 2016
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Improvising Long Form Improvising Long Form (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as improv)
avg rating 4.34 — 96 ratings — published 2015
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as improv)
avg rating 3.81 — 666,232 ratings — published 2014
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The Playbook: Improv Games for Performers The Playbook: Improv Games for Performers (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as improv)
avg rating 3.64 — 39 ratings — published 2014
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Aerodynamics of Yes Aerodynamics of Yes (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 7 times as improv)
avg rating 4.20 — 44 ratings — published 2012
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Improv for Everyone Improv for Everyone (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as improv)
avg rating 3.58 — 87 ratings — published 2012
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The Complete Improviser The Complete Improviser (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as improv)
avg rating 4.42 — 34 ratings — published
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Improvising Now: A Practical Guide to Modern Improv Improvising Now: A Practical Guide to Modern Improv (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as improv)
avg rating 4.54 — 78 ratings — published 2014
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Improv Wins Improv Wins (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 5 times as improv)
avg rating 3.90 — 60 ratings — published 2013
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Guru: My Days with Del Close Guru: My Days with Del Close (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5 times as improv)
avg rating 4.00 — 351 ratings — published 2005
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Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as improv)
avg rating 3.97 — 1,488 ratings — published 2017
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Games for Actors and Non-Actors Games for Actors and Non-Actors (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as improv)
avg rating 4.35 — 903 ratings — published 1992
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Improv Comedy Improv Comedy (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as improv)
avg rating 3.57 — 56 ratings — published 1992
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Whose Improv Is It Anyway? Whose Improv Is It Anyway? (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as improv)
avg rating 3.00 — 42 ratings — published 2001
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Theater Games for the Lone Actor Theater Games for the Lone Actor (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as improv)
avg rating 3.95 — 171 ratings — published 2001
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“The greatest thing I learned while taking classes at Second City was the very first thing they taught: 'Yes, and...'. In improv, you keep scenes alive but accepting whatever you are given and then adding to it or amplifying it. There is no space on stage for 'No,' 'I'm sorry, you're mistaken,' or 'Yes, but...'. Those transitions kill energy, set up interpersonal conflict, engage the ego in a defensive posture, and stymie the flow of conversation onstage.”
Jason Seiden, How to Self-Destruct: Making the Least of What's Left of Your Career

Patricia Belyea
“It’s only fabric! Freestyle fabric cutting and sewing is a low-risk endeavor with a strong payoff of personal growth and empower- ment.”
Patricia Belyea, East-Meets-West Quilts: Tiptoe into Improv with Japanese-Inspired Designs

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