Lloydie is an improviser from Nottingham who performs with The Maydays and also with Rhymes Against Humanity – the improvised musical in Nottingham. He performs and teaches around the world and is the host of The Improv Chronicle Podcast, a documentary podcast for improvisers. Lloydie trained at UCB (New York), iO and Annoyance Theatres (Chicago) and with as many improvisers he has been able to find that keep his nerd-like passion for this artwork alive. In his spare time he sings, writes and collects nice hand lotions.
If you have been in a show where everyone else came out on stage doing a great accent and you’re there thinking “oh boy, I can’t do that” this episode is for you. So how useful are accents and impressions in improv and how can we use them respectfully?Love this podcast? Help it keep going here: https://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcastIn this episode you hear from:Tai Campbell:Check out his work here - https://www.facebook.com/taicampbellworld John Hardy:https://www.facebook.com/epicimprov Cooper Shaw:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CooperShawArtistInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecoopershaw/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/shawflewthecoopCooper’s filmmaking (writer/director) debut is currently hitting the festival circuit-- "Not Suitable". Here's the instagram: https://www.instagram.com/notsuitablethefilm/And if you want to take a dialect class, you might want to click here: https://www.secondcity.com/classes/chicago/dialects-character-voices-levels-1-2-2020/ Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
As a form, the Harold is lauded by some and treated less reverentially by others… there’s no doubting that it’s had a huge impact on improv but, all these years since it was first invented, how relevant - and how watchable - is it now?Love this podcast? Help it keep going here: https://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcast Check out this episode's guests, their teams, their shows and the workshops they are teaching!Kim “Howard” JohnsonTake a class with Howard at https://thecomedylab.net Michelle GilliamTake a class or workshop with Michelle by clicking here: www.improvmke.comAlex KeenSee Alex in Sex, Lies & Improvisation and MATES: The Improvised '90s Sitcom, both appearing at theSpaceUK at Edinburgh Fringe 2021 and (hopefully) The Warren at Brighton Fringe 2021Aarti ShastryFollow The Adamant Eves on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/adamanteves See The Adamant Eves show on Saturday 19th September online here:https://www.facebook.com/events/364499154532348/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22page_admin_bar%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22%7B%5C%22page_id%5C%22%3A336042210433685%7D%22%7D%2C%7B%22surface%22%3A%22events_admin_tool%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22events_admin_tool%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22[]%22%7D]%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7DSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Physicality in improv - usually a rich topic but how do we address it when we are improvising online in little boxes?Love this podcast? Help it keep going here: https://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcastThis episode features:Ramita Menon:https://menononthemove.wordpress.com/ Instagram - @ramitamenon Currently Ramita is offering online one to one yoga and creative movement sessions . And facilitating improv sessions with Kaivalya Plays who have an upcoming Harold long-form show on 13th September - details on https://menononthemove.wordpress.com/ David Raitt:David Raitt has nearly 25 years experience in improv performance and teaching. He is an alumnus of The Second City Canadian National Touring Company and Mainstage ensemble, was on the Training Centre's Education faculty for 17 years, and is a senior member of the Oakville Improv Theatre Company. He teaches specialty workshops in physical improv skills, and curates a website of exercises and articles for environment, object work, and physicality in character and performance. His first book "The Improv Illusionist" is currently seeking publication. For updates and his email newsletter, visit https://ImprovIllusionist.comLiz Peters:Liz Peters is an award-nominated performer who has spent the last decade helping people feel relaxed and playful in the spotlight.She teaches improvisation around the world and works with organisations and individuals to improve human communication; both in how we connect and collaborate with each other and how we deliver in front of an audience. A regular contributor on leadership programmes, Liz helps build presence and agility in the change-makers of tomorrow, and has brought her innovative approach to communication training into countless organisations, from social enterprises to global corporations.Liz’s book “Own It” UK link: https://amzn.to/34xCAuUUSA link: https://amzn.to/3aUqDR7 2-Man No-Show:The absurd and unpredictable improv/sketch duo of @IsaacKessler and @TheKenHallSee Ken in “The Umbrella Academy” on NetflixFollow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/2MANNOSHOWAnd on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/2MANNOSHOWSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Love this podcast? Help it keep going here: https://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcastLast episode you heard from improvisers who weren’t improvising right now due to the current pandemic. Today, more voices and more reflections on what breaks can give improvisers and also if their views about improv as an art form have changed at all - and if so… how do they feel about the art form now?Please check out the pages and projects from this episode’s guestsRahel OtsaPersonal website: https://rahelotsa.ee/in-english/ Gael Doorneweerd-PerryTraveling projects:- http://www.perryweerd.com/- https://www.ap-improv.com/Amsterdam projects:- https://www.flock-theatre.com/- http://www.perryweerd.com/miyazaki-2020/Socials:- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gael.facebk- Instagram: @gaelperry- Blog articles: http://www.perryweerd.com/blog/King and Pete from Hong Kong:Hong Kong Improv page: https://www.facebook.com/hongkongimprov/ Pete’s personal page: https://www.facebook.com/petegrellacomedy Kevin ScottCentralia Improv podcast: https://anchor.fm/kevin-scott2Kevin’s other podcast on Movies: https://anchor.fm/kevin-scott15Katharine Steer:Tomes Theatrical Productions: https://www.facebook.com/Tomes-103467837769565An online interview with Katherine about “Well-prov” a project she set up to help a housebound friend improvise: https://medium.com/steel-city-improv/katharine-steer-on-why-she-runs-wellprov-9fea2f047159Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-improv-chronicle-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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