Matt on January 20, 2014

Last summer, I spent 10 days in Nicaragua.  I took some time to experiment with a Cannon EOS T3i camera.  I had just one lens 18-55mm, and boy I could have used a telephoto!  The howler monkeys were so far away.  On a walk around Lake Apoyo, I found these colorful insects eating a dropped […]

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Matt on October 4, 2012

You can read the following in latin that the top of my Improv Certificate: “If this unusual thing is true, then what will happen next?” I’ve finished my basic improv training from the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre, but this nugget of truth, for me, is a tough skill to master.  What they are saying to […]

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Matt on June 12, 2012

I follow Joe Bill Teaches on Facebook,  He’s a founder of the Annoyance Theatre in Chicago, IL.  If you are an improviser and you don’t know Joe Bill, shame on you!  I didn’t know what it meant to be a director or even an improv coach until I met him. Anyway, he posted this on his […]

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Matt on May 4, 2012

Overview Imagine stepping onto a stage with a group of 7 people and you have nothing planned, nothing scripted.  The audience expects to be entertained for the next 20 to 30 minutes. A single performer steps forward and asks the audience for a one-word suggestion. From this one word the group builds a series of […]

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Matt on January 24, 2012

It started with just one night a week, sometimes two.  But now I’m at a constant three nights a week sometimes four!  Rudo has a show this thursday (1/26/12) and MRR every friday at 7pm. RIP

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