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Our old friend Jessica Hardy joins us to talk about the value of improv as a discipline for community theatres. Jessica trained at The Second City, and now teaches improv classes in Chicago and Indiana, and is also the co-founder of the Chicago Comedy Film Festival.
Jessica can be contacted about improv training at email@example.com.
Are community theatre actors made or born? Can anyone be an actor or does it take something special, an innate talent that only certain people have? How much can training overcome an aspirant’s basic nature. Heady questions to be sure, but ones the Geeks are definitely up to answering. . . . → Read More: Are actors made or born?
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Scot Purkeypile talks about his theatre program at a detention center in Northern Indiana
In the third live episode, theatre teacher and actor Scot Purkeypile re-joins the Geeks to talk about a unique theatre program he developed for at-risk youth in a northern Indiana detention center. Hear Scot once again talk about the transformative power of theatre.
And of course, listen along as we play our favorite theatre trivia game show, I Know, I Know.
Thanks to the following folks for helping to make our live episodes a success:
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