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Look, Mum, no mother tongue!

The year 2020 will be remembered for the rise of the online improv scene. The now called zoomprov, because of the main platform chosen for this purpose (sorry Google, you released free Meet too late). It destroyed all territorial boundaries to bring people from all over the world to play together. Of course, everybody was doing it… in English. This…Continue readingLook, Mum, no mother tongue!

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2020 for the record

So, 2020 is over and it deserved an infamous spot in history books. A lot of tragedy struck a lot of people. As much I struggled with the many lockdowns and self isolations ,I consider myself lucky for staying healthy. 2020 brought a lot of silver linings like online improv and playback theatre. I also will remember this year as…Continue reading2020 for the record

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Happy Holidays

Just a quick reminder to, even in the darkest times, enjoy our time with our love ones even if it’s in the distance. The streets might be empty, but let’s keep our hearts full. Sit, eat, drink, enjoy yourselves and hope for better times to come. I’m sure they will come. Meanwhile, please, be safe and keep everybody safe. These…Continue readingHappy Holidays

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Improv London Podcast

From a few years back up until now one of the ways I had to expand my knowledge about improv was to listen Improv London Podcast. It was thanks to that that I was able to get to know amazing improvisers and an improv scene that I wasn’t aware I might become a part of in the future. I met…Continue readingImprov London Podcast

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Let me talk about Playback Theatre

If you have been digging in this site probably you’ve read that I’m a playback theatre practitioner. Today I feel the need to talk about it. Of course, no better way to talk about playback theatre that disclosing what is it and how this “playback” thing works. Follow me. The year is 1975, a very remarkable year in Spanish story…Continue readingLet me talk about Playback Theatre

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“Barrio” (Neighbourhood) when an improv form takes over real life

Three years ago, I had the chance to play one of my favourite improv forms ever. “Barrio” (the Spanish word for the neighbourhood) was put together by David Fajardo, from the Valencian improv group SUBIT! and director and organizer of Valencia Improv Festival. It was a form bound to improvise in real places. A bunch of improvisers were scattered into…Continue reading“Barrio” (Neighbourhood) when an improv form takes over real life

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You and me (but mostly improv)

The improv community is amazing and filled with excellent improvisers. Sometimes there’s something that clicks between two of them. Whether it’s passion about a theme or a shared life experience, there’s something magic when two people decide to create an improv duo sho, what in the improv slang is known as twoprov. Doing improv is always challenging and exciting but,…Continue readingYou and me (but mostly improv)

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Hello, London

The blaring sound of the train anticipates one of the multiple mini-earthquakes that shakes slightly the apartment where we live. It’s like that whenever a train passes by. “Better get used to it.” I said to myself knowing that we are going to be here for a long time. An I already did. Besides rail tracks and the distant buildings,…Continue readingHello, London