Either-Or

I don’t know if I’ve talked about it here on JALC, but there was a stretch of time during my Philly years that I became a low-grade devotee of short-form improv. All of which is a somewhat pretentious way to say I took a few classes, did a few student shows, and attended the occasional improv “playdate” with other amateurs who just wanted to keep to fun of the practice going.

But one of the reasons I’m drawn towards the more pretentious phrasing around being a “devotee” is the way in which studying improv during those few years was absolutely transformational for my life, my career, and my psychological health. This is not hyperbole: legit transformed.

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Life Under Deadline

Huge proposal due Friday. HUGE. Things are progressing, but nonetheless rocky. Am buckling down for the next 48 hours or so, determined, dedicated, and a little scary.

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I anticipate that by tomorrow night, my mood will be closer to:

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And, if all goes well, I will be back posting Wednesday night in the triumphant glee of accomplishment.

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Ciao till then, darlings!