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The Second City Almanac of Improvisation

Anne Libera - Performing Arts - 2004 - 196 pages
Some of the diverse teachers, directors, and actors who got their start at The Second City comedy theater share their ideas, viewpoints, and memoirs in a volume that looks at ...
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Art by Committee: A Guide to Advanced Improvisation

Charna Halpern - Performing Arts - 2006 - 136 pages
This new guidebook for the best in improvisation performance si a sequel to the best-selling book, "Truth in Comedy." It tells how to empower improvisation using the "yes ...
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The Funniest One in the Room: The Lives and Legends of Del Close

Kim Howard Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 416 pages
Containing recollections from more than 80 of the comedic giant's closest friends and colleagues, this absorbing biography explores Del Close's old haunts, his sensational past ...
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The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts

Tom Farley, Tanner Colby - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 348 pages
A portrait based on personal stories by friends and family members traces the late comedian's passionate dedication to bringing laughter into the lives of others, his successes ...
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The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University ...

Matt Fotis, Siobhan O'Hara - Art - 2015 - 228 pages
The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance is a one-stop resource for both improv teachers and students ...
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Process: An Improviser's Journey

Mary Scruggs, Michael J. Gellman - Drama - 2008 - 155 pages
Author, teacher, and improviser Michael Gellman was given a mission by Del Close himself: “[T]o create improvised one-act plays of literary quality from scratch.” Already ...
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The Art of Chicago Improv: Short Cuts to Long-form Improvisation

Rob Kozlowski - Performing Arts - 2002 - 161 pages
Kozlowski traces the history of improvisational acting in Chicago from the days of Viola Spolin to the appearance of the Compass, Second City, and today's practitioners
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