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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# long form improv

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'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'
There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.
Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like
Silence that inner giraffe – or whoever tells you to stay quiet.
You're having a baby, then learning interpretive dance - that's the joy of improv
Our show is now less than a week away.
You probably won't spontaneously combust, just get up and say something
You can’t really prepare for improv – that’s what makes it scary … and fun.
'You find the game, then you play it'
And you should never leave a soldier behind.
It's week six and we're running the gauntlet
…And looking at how long-form improv can make us better listeners.
We're halfway through and seeking guidance from the Karate Kid
This week we’re getting more physical and thinking less.
Four weeks in and I'm doing my best impersonation of the pope
It’s uncanny.
'There's always a desire to create an alien invasion, resist it'
Week three of learning long-form improvisation explores going ‘too big’ with problems.
'One minute you're a drug dealer, then a ballerina'
Here’s how my second class went.
Will learning improv cure my fear of public speaking? Let's find out
I need to silence my inner giraffe.