In my personal and professional life, I’m a teacher. I teach improv and college writing, and I’ve realized, in both cases, improvisers and writers benefit from knowing front and center what they’re doing well and what needs improvement. While there are real differences between improvising and writing-- improvising is less permanent and tends to be… Continue reading Teaching with Feedback
I love lists. Anytime I can make or read a list that helps me organize my ideas or understand someone else’s, I’m happy. I feel a delightful ping throughout my whole body. Lists energize me. While they can’t tell the whole story, lists serve as useful reminders of what’s important and can inspire deeper conversations.… Continue reading What’s your improv philosophy?
Hi! I’m Lauren. And I do improv. In a small city. This blog is about doing just that: sharing what I’ve learned from teaching and performing improv, creating a place for new conversations, and connecting people who are working to grow improv communities where they live. Big city. Small city. No city. I’ve been performing… Continue reading What’s my blog about?