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 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[…]

Get Real

Author: Preston Smith The best reactions are real reactions. Reactions that aren’t planned are real. When you plan a reaction you usually stop listening to what your scene partner is doing or saying. Be honest and real. If something that is said in a scene shocks you, say it, act shocked. If something in the[…]