Acting’s First Purpose? Posted by roezone at 12:00 am, November 22nd 2010. Commedia I’m currently reading “Commedia dell’Arte, An Actor’s Handbook” by John Rudlin in preparation for one of my Saturday workshops and I’m finding it really interesting. What’s really exciting about the book is that it contains more of a call to action to[…]

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Things they don’t put in business books Posted by roezone at 6:13 pm, December 2nd 2010. Britishness In Comedy The London Impro Theatre plans are coming along nicely. At first I was thinking of suggesting some kind of Second City style, but then actually I back tracked a bit on this and thought a kind[…]

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Variety, Casting, Negativity Posted by roezone at 8:33 pm, October 6th 2010. Another busy couple of weeks. One Friday we performed with Music Box as part of Theatre Delicatessen’s Theatre Souk – an entire abandoned office turned into a variety of performance spaces where the audience pay to see each show. Next Friday was Hoopla[…]

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Buzz Posted by roezone at 6:57 pm, September 22nd 2010. Bit of a buzz at The Miller last night. We had a full venue, a chap coming all the way from Wales to see the show, and the one and only Tim Sniffen from Baby Wants Candy in the audience and Jules from The Nursery.[…]

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Stand Up For The First Time Posted by roezone at 11:01 pm, September 29th 2010. Stand up for the first time. Last night at The Miller. 20 people doing stand up for the first time or almost first time, including me. I don’t quite know where to start with this one. It was completely mental.[…]

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Fingers on Buzzards Posted by roezone at 10:24 am, September 8th 2010. It was the first night at The Miller last night and it opened with Fingers on Buzzards – it was so awesome! For a start the bar staff are really friendly and helpful and very encouraging of what we’re doing there. There are[…]

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Flyering in Earl’s Court Posted by roezone at 10:23 am, September 9th 2010. I was under the impression that everyone in England was doing impro at the moment, and that everyone had a show to sell. I was even under the impression that most of the UK were in an improvised musical. After spending the[…]

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Three Shows in Three Days Posted by roezone at 10:43 am, September 16th 2010. I’ve just had the good fortune of performing in three completely different shows in three days, featuring four different groups. A couple of years ago performing in three shows would have taken about 4 months, and performing in completely different shows[…]

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First Thursday in new venue Posted by roezone at 11:00 pm, September 2nd 2010. That was awesome! We had our first Thursday workshop in the new venue last night and it went really well. Thanks to everyone for coming and making it special. It was great to actually see everyone’s faces with actual real lights![…]

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Lot’s of stuff happening at once Posted by roezone at 10:52 pm, September 6th 2010. Hello, Lot’s of things going on at the same time at the moment which is very exciting. We’ve got the shows at The Miller starting tomorrow with Fingers on Buzzards, and then we also have The Maydays performing with us[…]

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Edinburgh Festival 2 Posted by roezone at 11:00 pm, August 24th 2010. Just had another couple of exciting days in Edinburgh and some great chats with some amazing people so feeling inspired. There was an impro symposium organised by The Maydays with loads of the improvisers attending, thanks Heather from The Maydays for doing such[…]

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Edinburgh TV Festival Posted by roezone at 11:00 pm, August 29th 2010. Just got back from the Edinburgh International Television Festival and my head is still spinning. So much happened over 4 days that I can’t possible write it all so there’s going to be some more general impressions from me. I was lucky enough[…]

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