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How Much Improv Experience Do You Have?

  • 1.  How Much Improv Experience Do You Have?

    Posted 7 days ago
    Edited by Brogan Rogan 7 days ago
    Hi everyone! I'm working on putting together programming for teachers, to aid and support the use of improvisational acting in the classroom. As part of this effort, I'm trying to get a baseline measure of the knowledge and expertise of our community in the realm of improvisational theatre. If you could please take a few moments to fill out the attached survey, I'd really appreciate it. It should take no more than 5 minutes, and everything is multiple choice or checkboxes. This survey is for teachers only. Thank you SO much!
     


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    Maestro Rogan
    Theatre/Film Teacher
    Skyline High School, SLC, UT
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  • 2.  RE: How Much Improv Experience Do You Have?

    Posted 7 days ago
    Greetings!
    I took the survey and would like to suggest a place for comments or an option of "other".  For example: I have been using and training in my Improvisation for over 30 years, but my type(s) of training didn't fit into any of your options. Maybe you don't need that info, but just suggesting.....
    Thanks - I'll be interested to see where this takes you!

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    Amy Learn
    Ballwin MO
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  • 3.  RE: How Much Improv Experience Do You Have?

    Posted 7 days ago

    Thanks so much, Amy! My goal with this survey is not so much to get a comprehensive look at the ways theatre teachers experience and use improv. Rather, I'm just looking at a representative cross-section of knowledge and experience. I've also sent an identical survey to numerous improv practitioners throughout the world, and will be comparing and contrasting the responses. I want to get an idea of where the two groups line up, where they diverge, and how providing theatre teachers more access to the international improv community might change their practices. Thanks again for taking the time to fill it out! :)



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    Brogan Rogan
    Theatre/Film Teacher
    Draper UT
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  • 4.  RE: How Much Improv Experience Do You Have?

    Posted 6 days ago
    Edited by Heather DeLude 6 days ago
    Hey there. I spent years in Chicago and LA. I am former member of The Second City Conservatory, Improv Olympic
    (IO), ComedySportz, and The Annoyance Theater. We get roughly 100 students out to audition for our annual improv show (Freeplay), and I teach both long form and short form. I structure the troupe after The Second City with Mainstage, ETC, and touring casts. Many of my student veterans serve as coaches in the other troupes.

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    Heather DeLude
    Wilton CT
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