Books Two Ways (Recommended Reading For Impovisers) – Ep.38

recommended reading

We’re going book wild in this episode, “Books Two Ways!”

Listen to the audio for a detailed breakdown of why each of these books made our list of recommended reading for improvisers.

We also explain the Austin born warm-up “books”, and why we love it.

Recommended Reading for Improvisers

Aerodynamics of Yes – by Christian Capozzoli

Art by Committee: A guide to Advanced Improvisation – by Charna Halpern

Bill Arnett’s Improv Blog – blog by Bill Arnett

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art – by Stephen Nachmanovitch

Guru: My Days with Del Close – by Jeff Griggs

Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai – by Yamamoto Tsunetomo

Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre – by Keith Johnstone

Impro for Storytellers – by Keith Johnstone

Improv Nonsense – blog by Will Hines

Improv Octopus – blog by Alex Berg

Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book – by Tj Jagodowski, David Pasquesi, & Pam Victor

Improvise: Scene From The Inside Out – by Mick Napier

Improvising Better: A Guide for the Working Improviser – by Jimmy Carrane & Liz Allen

Jill Bernard’s Small Cute Book of Improv – by Jill Bernard

Long-Form Improvisation & The Art of Zen: A Manual For Advanced Performers – by Jason Chin

The Inner Game Of Tennis – by W. Timothy Gallwey

Truth in Comedy: The Manual for Improvisation – by Charna Halpern, Del Close & Kim Howard Johnson

Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual – by Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts & Matt Besser

Zen in the Art of Archery – by Eugen Herrigel

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