Oh, Hey #Harold, Nice to Meet You: #LongformImprov. #Improv #comedy @thepitnyc

In my previous class of musical improv, song structure and format was extremely important. Listening to your fellow improvisers in a group and in a two-person scene into a song was the key to making the song successful. From environmental details, to picking up on key words and phrases a person says, everything was important.Continue reading “Oh, Hey #Harold, Nice to Meet You: #LongformImprov. #Improv #comedy @thepitnyc”

Wait…What are the Lyrics?! #MusicalImprov @thepitnyc. #Musicals #Improv

Here’s the thing about singing. It puts the performer, and some might say the audience as well, in a very vulnerable position. There is nowhere to run, no place to hide. Sound is emanating from the mouth of the person singing the song. Is it good? Well, that’s subjective. Is it difficult? You bet. Why?Continue reading “Wait…What are the Lyrics?! #MusicalImprov @thepitnyc. #Musicals #Improv”

Child of a Fairy Tale Character? Go to #EverAfterHigh #NetflixOriginals #Netflix #Mattel

The amount of puns and wordplay in the Netflix original series Ever After High, produced by the toy company Mattel, is a work of pure genius. Mattel also produces the sister series Monster High (which was produced first), making these merchandising campaigns to the tween market swift, easy, and profitable. The concept is easy: takeContinue reading “Child of a Fairy Tale Character? Go to #EverAfterHigh #NetflixOriginals #Netflix #Mattel”