About Róża

Improviser, trainer, director, photographer and cultural expert. Records the Kreatura Podcast and writes a blog about improvisation.

Joe Bill – bad shows, therapy and improv before the Internet

How did improv community look like before the Internet? When did international festivals start? Why should every improviser go to therapy? How to deal with a bad show? What is REALLY improv like in Chicago these days? This and more you can find in this Kreatura Podcast episode recorded with [...]

By |2020-07-16T13:44:00+00:00July 16th, 2020|Around the World, Guest, Improv, Kreatura Podcast|0 Comments

Stacey Smith – improv, music and well-being

Listen to “Stacey Smith – improv, music and well-being” on Spreaker. Click, if you want to listen on: Spotify, Apple PodcastsTranscription contains most of the conversation, but if you want it all, I’m inviting you to listen to the podcast. Gosia: Stacey Smith, I’m so happy that you accepted my invitation, [...]

By |2020-04-21T21:49:08+00:00April 11th, 2020|Around the World, Guest, Improv, Kreatura Podcast|0 Comments

“Men’s search for meaning”

„I mentioned art before. Can art even exist in a concentration camp? It depends of course on what we call art. From time to time improvised cabaret performances took place in the camp. At that time, one of the barracks was emptied, wooden benches were slid together - or nailed down [...]

By |2020-04-21T21:49:29+00:00January 19th, 2020|Culture, Improv|0 Comments

How to build a local improv community, based on a Polish festival

We just finished the fifth edition of a local Gdańsk Improvisers’ festival Podaj Padaj. Thanks to Inkubator Kultury Kulmiasto, Weronika Uziak and Wojtek Tremiszewski for the organization. I will tell you about our local community – and it doesn’t matter, that it’s Polish Tricity (Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot), because maybe you’ll find [...]

By |2020-05-20T13:59:57+00:00October 29th, 2019|Culture, Improv|0 Comments

Why humor and improv are such a great pair

When I asked Juš Milčinski during on of our Ohana meetings to write this article, it was a bit of a joke from the beginning. Why? Because the premise was, that he will write it, but I have to keep reminding him to do so. So I kept bothering him, and [...]

By |2020-04-21T21:50:06+00:00October 9th, 2019|Around the World, Guest, Improv, Ohana|0 Comments

12 steps to survive improv festival in Polish style

There’s one month left to Mt. Olymprov Festival in Athens, Greece, and you can expect pretty big crowd of Polish improvisers. It’s not the first time, when we’re going somewhere with such a big group. I’ve heard several times positive things starting with “You, Polish people in festivals…” so I decided [...]

By |2020-05-20T14:00:24+00:00May 6th, 2018|Culture, Improv|1 Comment