At Mesa Riverview – SUITE #114

JesterZ Auditions 10am

Elle Fennek, Cali Halaby, Ek Carpenter liked this postSeptember 6, 2014 – September 6, 2014 1061 N. Dobson Rd. #114 Map and Directions | Register Description: Do you have what it takes to be a Jester?  Teamwork, emotional listening, character point of view, story telling and the willingness to take things to an emotional and physical extreme while...

“Should I”…or…”Shouldn’t I” Take an Improv Comedy Class in Phoenix?

Ray Torbit liked this postI originally signed up for Jester’Z beginning improv class almost 2 years ago.  It for realZ changed my life and in so many wayZ made me a better person.  People say I’m funny so I figured for sure I’ll be good at improv.  I mean that’s what people would say to me, so why not? Well what I learned in the first...

How to increase “Entertainment Value”

What’s most important to you? We work hard for our money, right?   And although we Americans love to just throw money away, we don’t see it as throwing it away if it makes us happy.  A good restaurant, a great movie, a unique oddity “as seen on TV” that we must have!! Correct me if I’m wrong, but it only feels like we are...

Top 10 comedic GREATS

Over the years, friends, reporters, patrons and students have asked me “Who are your favorite comedians?”  So I thought I’d share with you, my Top 10 comedic “GREATS” of all-time – the ones that inspire me, each for different reasons – but they all have one thing in common – Clean Comedy: Carol Burnett –...

Improv Camp for Youth!

SIGN UP TODAY: This event has expired or is no longer available. LAST YEAR: We had a GREAT Improv Camp this summer and oh man, did we have a BLAST! Youth (ages 10-17) from all over the Valley came ready to have a great time & JesterZ Improv was prepared to make that happen! The week long camp focused on the fundamentals of improv and was packed with games...

Improv Team Work (Group Mind)

Author: Preston Smith When people hear I do improv the expect me to be much funnier they I actually am. Recently, I was told by a group that I presented to that I was not nearly as funny as they had hoped… they announced prior to my presentation that I do improv (thanks, right?). The truth is, improv is a team sport, It is hard for me to do improv on my...

Who is this person to me and how do I feel about them…

Author: Preston Smith Ask yourself at the beginning of every scene: Who is this person to me? How do I feel about them? Asking yourself these questions will help you focus on the emotion and relationship of the scene. Tweet Share this: Share on Facebook Publicly recommend this Share with my professional network Pin it! Tweet This! Subscribe to the comments...