Laura and Gael sometimes write about improv and other thoughts.
Here are some of them.
Writing our Stories
The 3-weeks Online Special and how it feelsWith Flock Theatre, we give a few classes online during the lockdowns. The format we chose to explore is what we called our 3-weeks special: short courses of 3 classes around a specific topic, accessible...
Essay on communication – Part 1: What I discovered moving in the Netherlands
What did I learn about communication from the cultures I met through my day job as a geologist, through improv for a bit more than 10 years, and eventually from moving to a new country: the Netherlands.
Essay on communication – Interlude: Biology of Improv
Two years ago, I started talking about dominant and recessive skills to talk about how improvisers interact with each other, because I thought it was a nice analogy. So I wrote an essay about it, that will be soon published in a book putting...
The type of improv I wanna do
The current context (note for future-self: a worldwide pandemic raging for almost a year) can bring a lot of frustration and scarcity feeling towards out improv opportunities. I didn’t perform a show for two months, and my next show will be in two...
Hoe is de 1e keer Theatersport?
“Theatersport?” Ik trok mijn neus op en slaakte een zucht.
Het was de zomer van 2008 en ik had de balie van de CREA zomercursussen in Amsterdam aan de telefoon. Ik had me opgegeven voor een Stanislavski-week, want ik nam toneel serieus dus had ik me opgegeven voor Serieus Toneel.
Het liep anders.
Warring brothers or caring brothers?
Recently a friend told me that we were ‘competitors’, because we and they are teaching improv classes, so it inspired me to write a little something.
Flock Theatre is the new professional improvised theatre company created by Laura and myself, and …
Improvising, faire de l’impro, impro spelen
I am French, I practice improv in English, and I live in the Netherlands, learning Dutch. Improv is scary. And learning a language is scary as well. These two fears can feed each other, but they can also tame each other to make the journey a little easier.Our inner...