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One-On-One Improv Lesson


30 per session Virtual OK

I will teach you the fundamentals of improvisation. Normally I teach improv in a group setting, but over the years I've developed a lesson plan for teaching students (both new and experienced) one-on-one.

Improvisation is the art of making things up on the spot. Some believe it's just silly theater games. I believe it's so much more. We don't wake up in the morning and have scripts handed to us. We're improvising everyday of our lives. And if you're not improvising you are sticking to a script that you've written for yourself in the past and holding yourself back. Improvisation teaches presence and presence is essential to realizing all the opportunities around you and living a self-actualized and fulfilling life.

In this lesson we will play several games that will teach you how to come up with new ideas (find inspiration), how to make connections from seemingly random ideas, how to express your emotions through your words, how to get out of your head and play, how to express yourself physically, and much more.

Improvisation is a helpful tool for anyone: actors, bus drivers, CEOs, writers, coaches, athletes, etc.

Training & Qualifications

I have been performing and teaching Improvisation for the last five years. I studied it for two years at the University of Florida. I coached a team of international players in New Zealand and produced a short-form comedy show for them to perform in. I also produced, hosted, and starred in an improvised musical in Wellington.

Since my time abroad, I've been living in Chicago. I'm a graduate of the CIC Improvisation Program and improvise everyday of my life.

I know am using my improvisation skills to launch a video production company and write and produce original comedy for my own YouTube Channel.

Availability & Preferences

Weekday Afternoons or some Evenings (Wednesday works best)

Trading Preference: I prefer exchanging services

Reviews of Michael

Melvin received session of Comedy Writing Consultation from Michael
Dec 14, 2021
Thank you so much!
Galen received session of Mythology Diet Consultation from Michael
Jul 25, 2018
Excellent insights, and a great pleasure to work with! I hope to stay connected.
Brandon received unit of Virtual Conscious Chat from Michael
Sep 24, 2017
Micheal was great to work with. Patient and helpful. His professionalism was much appreciated.
Ashley received Help with Check Out My Band ^.^ 🎶 from Michael
Aug 16, 2017
Took a little time, but we got there! He handled today's lesson on intervals very well and was a bright personality to work with!
Ashley received Help with Check Out My Band ^.^ 🎶 from Michael
Jun 04, 2017
It was fun working with Michael! He was eager to learn and definitely didn't give up! He catches on quickly to things and is a great listener ^.^


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Hey there! My name's Michael. I'm a writer, coach, comedian, and musician who is addicted to learning, performing, and cultivating creativity in others. I currently live in Richmond, VA. I publishe...d a book in 2019 titled "Message with Purpose: Swipe Dating Simplified" which is all about how to communicate better, express yourself effortlessly, and connect more often with others on dating apps. Mindfulness and breathwork have become big parts of my life. I do workshops where I combine meditation with improvisational theater exercises to help my clients have more confidence and better express themselves. I'm also a Creative Consultant. I love coming up with ideas and shaping them into something tangible. I also love helping others structure their ideas. I'd love to connect and learn more about business and mindfulness/healing modalities. I prefer to exchange services instead of Simbi. I enjoy helping people discover the funny side of their personality and life and try to live my life from a fun and playful place. I can't wait to meet you and grow with you :)show more

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