The Improv Chronicle Podcast


The Impact Of Covid-19 On Festivals And Theatres

Season 1, Ep. 18

Whether you teach improv classes, put on or attend shows, or you run an improv festival, the impact of the Corona Virus around the world will have had an impact on what you do. This podcast follows the two weeks leading up to the closure of festivals and theatres through the eyes of the host, Lloydie, who was due to be attending one such festival - the New York Musical Improv Festival. You will also hear from one of the last improv festivals to have managed to complete successfully before the virus shut things down - the Mama City Improv Festival in Cape Town.

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Making Musical Improv Work Remotely

Season 1, Ep. 24
Love this podcast? Help it keep going here: improv has made huge efforts to get online during the global pandemic in either Zoom or podcast form, musical improv has extra barriers to overcome with the technology. And yet, musical improv classes and podcasts are still running. How?Technical solutions and using the skills they have as musical improvisers have meant musical improv may be hampered by Covid 19, but it’s finding ways to adapt. This episode you will hear from a variety of musical improvisers who have made things work in one way or another online.Check out our guests online:Jessica McKenna and Zach Reno do a hilarious musical podcast!Off Book: The Improvised Musical Podcast: Moser does improv sketch comedy and freestyle rapping AlbertaCheck out for more and check them out on Facebook Evans from The Showstoppers / BBC Radio 4 can be found online here: can see the whole of the wonderful Alternative Eurovision that The Showstoppers produced here: - the show raised over £7500 for The Care Workers Charity - please consider watching their show and donating to this wonderful charity here: Rothman from The Magnet Theatre and New York Musical Improv Festival has announced that the festival may be moving online. You can keep up with developments here: and on Facebook at can follow her character Trudy Charmichael and find details of her shows here: