from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal Improvisation: practiced improv with my acting class.
- n. Informal An improvisation: did a funny improv about looking for a job.
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- n. improvisation
- n. a form of live entertainment characterized by improvisation and interaction with the audience
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One of the goals in improv is to bypass the inner critic and just do the first physical action that drops into your mind.
And their improv is almost always better than the script.
Rifling through a funky set that included bass-heavy grooves like "It's Ice," "NICU" and "The Moma Dance," Phish kicked off its fall tour in improv-laden style.
Phish kicked off its fall tour in improv-laden style.
At friends 'parties he participates in improv poetry competitions as Iron Poet Norse Saga, whose hour-long eddas on the dust-bunnies beneath Odin's throne often extend the celebrations until dawn.
(I used to in improv; I haven't had a good outlet for it in a while!)
We have a good group and most are experienced in improv, so that's cool.
I called improv-troupe leader Ron Ruhman and asked if I could perform with the group at one of their monthly Saturday-night shows.
How it works: Here’s what you learn in improv: You’re nothing without somebody else.
Improvisational comedy also called improv is comedy that is performed with a little to no predetermination of subject matter and structure.