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Listen to this wonderful interview with Mr. Long Island to hear about a little secret in downtown Port Jeff. Jude Treder-Wolff discusses her idea of entertainment ...
(MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS slammin storytelling slam
Sat. June 20, 7 pm.
at Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St., Port Jefferson, NY Tickets $10 Buy online at Brown Paper Tickets or pay at the door. Stories. Laughs. Feels. (Un)believably fun.
Here is a link to the opening Theme Song to get a taste of the show.
See videos of stories from a recent shows!
IMPROV RULES: Applying Improvisation To Personal and Professional Development Sat. June 13, 2015 1-5 pm, at Lifestage, Inc. The skills and practices that produces good improv also develop important relationship and thinking skills that are useful at home and work.
THE IMPROVISER'S MIND SET workshop handout: Games, Exercises, Resources and Link. This post includes the games used in this workshop with learning objectives and links to resources that expand the information.
APPLIED IMPROVISATION FOR SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING WORKSHOPS HANDOUT: Games, Exercises and Resources. The games and exercises used in Applied Improvisation accomplish several objectives that research shows align with the development of social-emotional competencies which translate into lower stress levels, enhanced subjective psychological and physical well-being,
Reap The Rewards of Improv-ing Self-AwarenessThe tensions of the creative process and interpersonal interaction central to improvisation are a fast-track to recognizing what makes us "tick." The experience of improvisation is a radical departure from the structured worlds in which we live and work.
Stories Connect Us To A Narrative Larger Than Self: What Author Shoshana Rubin Discovers Through Co-Writing A Book With Her Late Grandfather Writer, painter and Emmy-award winning television producer Shoshana Rubin has found yet another way that a journal can expand self-knowledge and shape the narrative of her life, except in her case the journal was not her own, but that of her beloved grandfather.
Four Powerful Ways Applied Improvisation Develops Creative Confidence The four fears that hold us back from trying new things, making strong, committed moves toward a personal vision or goal, or generally making positive change are "fear of the messy unknown, fear of being judged, fear of the first step, and fear of losing control.
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Warm-Up Exercises For Group Work - For Therapeutic, Educational or Training Groups
How Stories Can Transform Relationships - and Change Our Brains
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