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Improv Wisdom Don't Prepare, Just Show Up

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ISBN-10: 1400081882

ISBN-13: 9781400081882

Edition: 2005

Authors: Patricia Ryan Madson

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In an irresistible invitation to lighten up, look around, and live an unscripted life, a master of the art of improvisation explains how to adopt the attitudes and techniques used by generations of musicians and actors. Let’s face it: Life is something we all make up as we go along. No matter how carefully we formulate a “script,” it is bound to change when we interact with people with scripts of their own. Improv Wisdom shows how to apply the maxims of improvisational theater to real-life challenges—whether it’s dealing with a demanding boss, a tired child, or one of life’s never-ending surprises. Patricia Madson distills thirty years of experience into thirteen simple strategies,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 5/3/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 7.00" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Prologue
Say yes
Don't prepare
Just show up
Start anywhere
Be average
Pay attention
Face the facts
Stay on course
Wake up to the gifts
Make mistakes, please
Act now
Take care of each other
Enjoy the ride
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Endnotes
Bibliography
Resources
Finding an improvisation class