DCH Alumni: Where Are They Now? explores the lives of former Dallas Comedy House (DCH) students and graduates, showcasing their creativity and how they’ve used lessons from DCH classes in their artistic pursuits.
It’s no secret! Comedians make jokes.
Day in and day out, we scroll through our social newsfeeds and see a lot of amazing ones. Sharing is caring, so, we’re kicking off a series spotlighting posts from month to month that gave us a laugh. Follow us as we acknowledge some grade A content and spread the love by smashing the like button.
(One player imitates throwing a dagger across the circle at another player)
(The second player imitates a swift and defiant catch of the dagger)
One of my favorite warm-ups begins this way. Multiple invitations are thrown around the circle, each requiring eye contact and agreement to receive and play this Game.
In Improv Level 5, we focus on building ourselves as better performers; we reflect on what we admire about other performers, where we struggle, how we’re growing, and what makes us strong improvisers. We’re nurtured towards the best version of ourselves: strong, healthy, rooted, playful. We bring this learning to Level 6, where we begin learning how to build a better show. The implication here is important: to have a strong show and a strong team, you need to have strong players.