Long Form Improvisation and American Comedy

Long Form Improvisation and American Comedy
Author : M. Fotis
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 218
Release : 2014-02-11
ISBN 10 : 9781137376589
ISBN 13 : 1137376589
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Long Form Improvisation and American Comedy Book Description:

Long form scenic improv began with the Harold. The comic philosophy of this form started an era of comedy marked by support, trust, and collaboration. This book tells of the Harold, beginning with the development of improv theatre, through the tensions and evolutions that led to its creation at iO, and to its use in contemporary filmmaking.


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