At Mesa Riverview – SUITE #114

Free Popcorn | 9 years of Phoenix Comedy

It is interesting that I am actually writing this on the official 9 year anniversary of Jester’Z Improv Comedy. It is hard to believe that we burst onto the Phoenix comedy scene 9 years ago. And although this is our official anniversary date we are officially celebrating this weekend (March 19th & 20th). And we are celebrating by giving free popcorn...

Emotion #2 | Phoenix Comedy Classes

I have said this before but it is once again important to talk again and again about characters emotions. If the exposition of a scene is the foundation, then the emotion is the meat. In our beginning class we work a lot on emotion because it is a hard principle to apply to scene work, particularly when you start improvising. When initially studying improv we...

Don’t Panic | Jester’Z Improv

Douglas Adam’s said that the one of the reasons why the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was such a huge hit was because it had, Don’t Panic, writing in friendly letters on the front cover. He was of course referring to his fictional guide to space exploration. However, we can take a great deal from those two words, Don’t Panic. Particularly...