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  • The Future of Improv
    • Dan Zellner
    • Northwestern University
  • About Me
  • Viola Spolin “ We learn through experience and experiencing, and no one teaches anyone anything. This is as true for the infant moving from kicking to crawling to walking as it is for the scientist with equations”
  • Viola Spolin “ If the environment permits it, anyone can learn whatever he or she choses to learn: and if the individual permits it, the environment will teach everything it has to teach.”
  • 5 obstacles to direct experience ~ Viola Spolin 1. Approval/Disapproval 2. Self-Pity 3. Success/Failure 4. Attitudes 5. Fear
  • Improv Concept Yes and...
  • My Theatre Work
  •  
  • Electronic Visualization Lab University of Illinois (Chicago)
  • Portlock scene design Text The Dusable Project
  • Mono Projection
  • screen Projection Screen
  • cart Rear Projection Cart
  • control Controller Station
  • 1st season The First Season
  • Season 1 montage
  • Staging Dracula Class
  • Improv Kitchen
  • Control room studio
  • Adlib TV show AD-LIB TV
  • Second Life
  • NMC Performing Arts Building
  • stage1
  • stage2
  •  
  • Technology of Improv Requirements
  • Improv Workshops
  • Commedia Commedia dell’Arte
  • Antonio Fava
  • What’s Next?
  • Resources Chicago Improv Theaters The Second City http://www.secondcity.com IO http://www.ioimprov.com Annoyance Productions http://www.annoyanceproductions.com Text
  • Resources Viola Spolin Paul Sills Wisconsin Theater Game Center http://www.paulsills.com The Spolin Center http://www.spolin.com / Book: Improvisation For the Theatre See section on theory and foundation Text
  • Resources Non theatre related examples of this work Improv at CERN (Wall Street Journal) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122048206487796841.html?mod=hpp_us_pageone JellyVision http://www.jellyvision.com / Creativity Engineering (just an example) http://www.creativity-engineering.com/improv.html
  • Resources More about my work Video presentation http://door.it.northwestern.edu/sheridan/dms/zellner/zellner-modes.rm The Masks of Antonio Fava http://digital.library.northwestern.edu/fava/ Text