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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

Around the World: “DO YOU LOVE THE COMMUNITY AS MUCH AS YOU LOVE ART FORM” by Menelaos Prokos

When I asked Menelaos if he’d like to write something for me, he knew right away, what would that be about. Community. How surpiresed I was, when I got the  complete text not after a month, but the next day. But then I thought – why was I even surprised? When [...]

By |2020-04-21T21:58:18+00:00August 12th, 2017|Around the World, Guest, Improv, Ohana|1 Comment

Around the World: “WHY I QUIT PERFORMING” by Davide Arcuri

A few months ago I had a long conversation with Davide, about how different we can experience improv, when we are on stage, and when we are in a workshop room. The discussion was very intriguing, and Davide told me a story, why he quit performing improv. I asked him to [...]

By |2020-04-21T22:00:11+00:00July 31st, 2017|Around the World, Guest, Improv|0 Comments

Improv practice # 4 – what do you have to say?

“Think, who should you be to have the right to speak to the people from stage?” – I’ve read in a magazine, lying on the beach, during my non-improv-vacations. I sighed heavily, because what kind of vacation is this, when the idea came to my blanket and I now is sending me kisses. [...]

By |2020-04-21T22:00:43+00:00July 28th, 2017|Improv|1 Comment

Around The World: “THE SANDWICH THEORY” by Jacob Banigan

I always say, don’t stay in your backyard, open to the world. But I know it may not be easy. That’s why I’m bringing a little world to your backyard. From today and now on, here on my blog, I’ll be publishing guest articles written by great improvisers and teachers from all [...]

By |2020-04-21T22:00:58+00:00July 21st, 2017|Around the World, Guest, Improv|0 Comments

What I’ve learned about Polish improv, by going abroad.

It’s been a year since I joined Ohana, an international group of improvisers from all over Europe. We meet three times a year, to work together, to develop, and to build a network  across the Old Continent. In the meantime, I had the pleasure to participate in two international festivals, to [...]

By |2020-04-21T22:01:55+00:00April 13th, 2017|Improv|3 Comments