Laughter For A Change

Archive for September, 2014

  • Funny Hats and Glasses

    September 26th, 2014     No Comments

    One of the valuable directions from Del Close was a simple perspective on what is fundamental to any improviser’s craft:  “It’s just you with funny hats and glasses.”  The sense of being yourself on stage – no matter how crazy it gets in the improv – creates a base of reality from which the wacky […]

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  • The iO Chicago Telepathic Improv Experience

    September 15th, 2014     No Comments

    In 1969, at The Committee in San Francisco, Del Close was running a daytime workshop for non-company members. One day, Del came in with a “loopy” idea: an experiment in what he was just starting to refer to as

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