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Let's Do Improv!

Nick Kanellis (left) and Peter McNerney are expert improvisers. MINDY TUCKER

Improv stands for improvisation. It is a type of theater. An improv performance is made up on the spot. There are no scripts or rehearsals. Improvisers come up with their lines as they go. They don’t know what will happen next. They discover what is happening as it happens.

NICK KANELLIS and PETER MCNERNEY are expert improvisers. They teach improv classes and work with Story Pirates. They perform in shows together. What does it take to be a good improviser? Read on for Nick and Peter’s tips on how to improvise. Then find a scene partner and try it!


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