It’s been a while since I last checked here as an individual human being and I thought it was about time to catch you up with what I’ve been doing. Things are still slow, I’m not going to lie. On a personal note, we don’t live in Camden anymore. After…Continue readingAre things looking up?
I’ve been in many conversations lately where the dark side of competitive improv has brought up. I agree with the fact that competition is able to bring out the worst of ourselves and can turn into a bitter experience something that is supposed to be funny for some participants. I’ve…Continue readingIt’s not competitive if you are building community
I wish I could be one of those people who took the most of the pandemic lockdown and wrote a book or a play. Although it’s true that I’m writing more because of this situation, there are many factors that are affecting my creativity. Not that I’m claiming that I…Continue readingCreativitired
We are almost reaching the mark of one year since the pandemic started and the performers had to find shelter into the digital world. One year ago people couldn’t think of a video conference as a viable option to keep growing. Now, it’s a fact. It’s here for the long…Continue readingCould we do Playback Theatre on VR?
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…Continue readingLook, Mum, no mother tongue!
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…Continue reading2020 for the record
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…Continue readingHappy Holidays
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…Continue readingImprov London Podcast
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…Continue readingLet me talk about Playback Theatre
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…Continue reading“Barrio” (Neighbourhood) when an improv form takes over real life