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Saturday, August 25 • 12:00 - 12:45
How humor impacts applied improv, groups, relationships & society

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Describe  various  roles and purposes  humor plays in Improv, relationships and communication.
Differentiate between comedy and humor.
How to tell a joke
Humor’s effect on mental, physical emotional spiritual states

Combined discussion, presentation, small  group activities:
1) Why  many people think comedy is a goal of improv & how that’s  a challenge to applied Improvisors
2) How to add humor to a applied improv program so that the atmosphere is not so scary for participants
3) How to tell jokes successfully
4) Look at humor’s roles in society- shield, weapon, bridge, spotlight


Izzy Gesell

Izzy Gesell, an AIN member since 2002 has made Applied Improv the core of his business since 1995 with over 500 programs to organizations around the world. His book, “Playing Along: Group Learning Activities Borrowed From Improv Theater” (1997) introduced many people to Applied... Read More →

Saturday August 25, 2018 12:00 - 12:45 CEST