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I'm more of a writer than an actor, and I used to say that I'm mostly an improviser, though I haven't improvised in awhile.
I think for anyone - male or female - in improv, the biggest thing to get over is the fear. I think every improviser has that.
An improv team would have eight guys and one woman; that was still pretty standard. If you were a woman improviser, it was actually kind of an advantage because, if you were halfway decent, you'd get a lot more stage time.
As an improviser I'm now pretty comfortable with trios, so I'm thinking of working up to quartets.
My brother was an improviser. He's now a lobbyist, but he used to perform improv in the city when he was in high school, and one of the funniest guys I know to this day.
You have to know composition to be a good improviser.
Vince Vaughn is a master improviser.
I guess I'm sort of spoiled because, most of the things that I get to do, people know that you're a good improviser, so they allow you at least one improv take, and for comedy, that's great.
I've never gotten hired for drama because I'm a good improviser. I don't think people who write drama scripts want you playing with them as much.
The day of the great jazz improviser who doesn't know how to read music is over.
People know my background and for people who need an improviser, I'm one of the people they think to use if I'm appropriate for the part.
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