Improv comedy you should know

I play epic music when on deadline for assignments. Trust me: it helps. There's something unmistakably intense about The Last Samurai soundtrack blaring in your ears as your fingers dance across the keyboard, an assignment coming together right before your eyes. This week started off deceptively slow and ended in a bit of a blur. … Continue reading Improv comedy you should know

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Seven hands of nervousness

A quick glance at the watch shows the time to be three minutes past seven. In the dark recess behind a growing audience at the Union Bar, seven hands extend and pile up in a hybrid knot. Hands belonging to an anxious collective of performers, each donning identical blue t-shirts. “On three,” he says.  Sure … Continue reading Seven hands of nervousness

Comic movement in full swing

It's as if last term never ended. Fresh from the busiest performance period of my life, this new term (only a week old) has already thrown up three appearances. Straight after my showing at St Mary's Hall Ball last term, I went on an aggressive "Get-me-to-appear-at-your-hall" drive. I hounded a few of my friends from the different dining halls … Continue reading Comic movement in full swing