Giving Thanks for a Year of Improv

It's Thanksgiving here in the United States tomorrow, and I wanted to spend some time appreciating what I've gotten out of the year in my improv life. Over the last few months I've been quite busy with my life changing in a host of ways, whilst at the same time trying to figure out this … Continue reading Giving Thanks for a Year of Improv

Persevering With Festival Submissions and Handling Personal Feelings of Jealousy

Tickets to the San Francisco Improv Festival just went on sale, including to So You Want a Job's first appearance at the festival. This is the 3rd festival So You Want a Job has been invited to perform at, but it hasn't been an easy road. It's not a show that's been accepted to every … Continue reading Persevering With Festival Submissions and Handling Personal Feelings of Jealousy

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Technology and Marketing, and Last Words

This is the final part of the survey blog series. These results are associated with the statistics shared in part one. It is important to remind you that this survey was answered by people in the SF Bay Area improv community (performers, teachers, producers, and students alike) and as such opinions here may vary greatly … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Technology and Marketing, and Last Words

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Experience with Theatres and Festivals

This is part five of the survey blog series. These results are associated with the statistics shared in part one. It is important to remind you that this survey was answered by people in the SF Bay Area improv community (performers, teachers, producers, and students alike) and as such opinions here may vary greatly from … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Experience with Theatres and Festivals

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Cost of shows

This is part four of the survey blog series. These results are associated with the statistics shared in part one. It is important to remind you that this survey was answered by people in the SF Bay Area improv community (performers, teachers, producers, and students alike) and as such opinions here may vary greatly from … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Cost of shows

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Performance venue, frequency, and nights

This is part three of the survey blog series. These results are associated with the statistics shared in part one. It is important to remind you that this survey was answered by people in the SF Bay Area improv community (performers, teachers, producers, and students alike) and as such opinions here may vary greatly from … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Performance venue, frequency, and nights

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Attitudes towards watching and performing improv

This is part two of the survey blog series. These results are associated with the statistics shared in part one. It is important to remind you that this survey was answered by people in the SF Bay Area improv community (performers, teachers, producers, and students alike) and as such opinions here may vary greatly from … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Attitudes towards watching and performing improv

Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Statistics and Favorite Groups

In April-May 2018, I put out a survey for improvisers in the San Francisco Bay Area, to gather their opinions on a range of issues affecting us as performers and audience members. As the survey was quite long, I thought I'd release the results in a series of blog posts. For this first entry, I'm … Continue reading Bay Area Improviser Survey Results: Statistics and Favorite Groups

The Why and the How of Improvative Productions

My improviser friends who've known me and see me grow in the SF Bay Area improv community may have seen this coming. Because Improvative Productions is the result of me wanting to do certain things and make specific shows happen, for quite some time. In some cases, even before I moved to Oakland, back when … Continue reading The Why and the How of Improvative Productions