Improvative Productions

Improvative Productions is an innovative improv business that asks, “Yes, and, what else can you do with improv?”

Our founder Dominica May has created and co-created live improv theatre productions that have been staged at festivals in Honolulu, HI; Juneau, AK; San Diego, CA; and San Francisco, CA. She is respected in the San Francisco Bay Area as the premier videographer for live improv shows, having recorded at festivals in San Francisco, San Diego, and Honolulu.

As a producer, Dominica brings her knowledge of innovative improv shows from across the country to advise on showcasing a variety of performance styles and diverse acts.

Are you looking for help to develop your own unique voice on the improv stage, and sharing it with the world? Then Improvative Productions can help you.

Dear prospective buyer-in-need-of-video-services,

You’re in for a treat. I’ve worked with Dominica on two previous video projects for my improv rock’n’roll band Oil in the Alley. You can see the finished products here:
He Makes You Laugh
Rule the World (Skulls & Dragons)
She also threw in this less-produced live recording during that session.
Dominica’s flexibility was a big asset to these videos, which were necessarily produced in unusual ways. For He Makes You Laugh, Dominica recorded an entire evening’s live set, after which we selected one song to be featured and then came up with intercut scenes to film over the next 48 hours (which was all the time she was in Hawaii for the project). It was done on the fly and edited later on, which was the perfect match for the feel of our improv work onstage.
Dominica was a pleasure to work with, collaborative and cooperative and ready to listen to crazy ideas and try new things. In the editing phase she was open to suggestions and constructive criticism, and responded to our needs as a band and an improv act (lip syncing to a preexisting audio track is hard work!)
She’s got a feel for the improv world and I’d recommend her for any documentation of improv work or next-level creative video production.

Have fun!

Sean O’Malley

Sean O'Malley

I work with Dominica as part of the main festival cast in her reality TV style improv show, So You Want a Job. Dominica created the show and acts as its director. I’ve found her to be a very collaborative director, encouraging her ensemble to contribute ideas to the development of the show while simultaneously honoring her own artistic vision.
As an artist I always feel valued and respected working with her. And the feeling is mutual.

Diana Brown

Diana Brown

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