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Creative Lift 014 – Saying Yes, And …

Creative Lift 014 – Saying Yes, And …

As an improv teacher, one of my very first goals in a workshop is to unlock the power of "Yes, and..." in our classroom. "Yes, and..." is what allows players to actually have fun while improvising. Working with writers, I've discovered that developing this mindset is...

Creative Lift 013 – Find the Doorway into Make-Believe

Creative Lift 013 – Find the Doorway into Make-Believe

Do you remember playing make-believe as a kid? Maybe you had an ongoing world you would step into, where the story was always waiting to sweep you away. Whether you played long-form make-believe or just popped into imaginary worlds now and then, I wonder: What was...

Creative Lift 012 – Share Your Story

Creative Lift 012 – Share Your Story

In order to share our stories, we must shape them into stories. We find the unifying thread, choose the meaningful details, and let the extra questions and loose ends fade into the background. Just as when we write stories, when we live them the theme is more likely...

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