Three Completely Wrong "Rules" You Learned In Music Improv Class

Three Completely Wrong "Rules" You Learned In Music Improv Class

Very often, the lessons that a music improv student receives are simply “rules” passed down from a teacher to a student who becomes teacher to student who becomes a teacher, and so on. I have taught thousands of improv classes over my twenty-five years as a professional improviser, and I have to say this methodology is deeply flawed.

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A Dancer’s Details: Act 1

A Dancer’s Details: Act 1

Rehearsals were in full swing, and that meant a few things. First, the cast members had all settled into their own little groups, coming together when need be but only choosing a few to confide in. Second, you know it’s performance season when your body is five hundred different shades of bruise. Third, with great productions come great expectations.

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Advice on Dealing with Rejection

Advice on Dealing with Rejection

Let's face it: you've chosen a tough business. The competition is fierce, and people can be ruthless at times.

Chances are you are doing musical theatre because you are passionate. You can't imagine doing anything else. This is what you want more than anything, so it hurts that much more when things don't work out.

So how do you deal with that?

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