(Lauren - Improvisation)
On this episode I had the honour to have Lauren as my guest. She shared with me her interest in improv as her hobby.
Lauren’s social media links:
Lauren’s instagram: @laurenericson (https://www.instagram.com/laurenericson/?hl=en)
Her improv group: @toomanycooksimprov (https://www.instagram.com/toomanycooksimprov/?hl=en)
Here are some other great places Lauren suggested you can check out to learn more about improv:
Village comedy: http://villagecomedy.com/
Second City Improv: https://www.secondcity.com/courses/toronto/adult/
UCB Theatre: https://ucbtheatre.com/
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00:28 - Intro
01:05 - Who is Lauren?
01:34 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
02:12 - How did you get introduced to improv?
05:05 - Do you remember your first time on stage?
06:21 - Talking about ‘’Whose Line Is It Anyways’’
07:21 - Where do you tend to prefer to perform your improv?
09:03 - Do you like doing improv with familiar people or new people?
10:16 - How do you want to grow as an improv actor?
11:29 - Do you have a character that you like to use often?
12:51 - Do you have any other memorable moments from improv?
14:22 - Talking about ‘’The Office’’ where Micheal Scott does improv. Also talking about killing a scene.
16:15 - How often do you do improv?
16:58 - What is your training routine?
18:11 - Is there one big source of inspiration?
19:16 - Do you have any celebrities you are good at mimicking?
20:49 - Do you like using props?
25:16 - Talking about ‘’Whose Line Is It Anyways’’ again.
25:53 - What is your favorite game on Whose Line Is It Anyways?
26:17 - What is the best part about improv?
27:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started improv?
28:42 - Talking about Google home improv.
30:22 - What is your current biggest challenge?
33:19 - Has improv ever stressed you out?
35:26 - What else has improv taught you in life?
36:42 - Do you have any pet peeves?
37:57 - Are there any misconceptions about people who do improv?
39:54 - Do you want to present this hobby to the world or keep it for yourself?
40:53 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
41:55 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
43:15 - Do you have any questions for me about improv?
45:34 - Outro