Lessons from Community: Commitment

By Randall | Improv Tips
22 Dec 2011

You can learn a lot about improv, and life, from Community:

“You got this thing you do with your face when you’re trying to be funny that forces people to think about how cool you think you are. It’s a little distracting.”

(Season 1, Episode 2)

This happens a lot in beginning improv, and even with some seasoned veterans. This is the “Can you guys believe we’re doing this???” face. It’s a sign of non-commitment. When you’re in an improv scene, that is not the time to be cool. That is the time to support the hell out of your scene partners, and make them look cool.


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