The Improv Chronicle Podcast


Moving Improv Online Part One

Season 1, Ep. 19

In the midst of a global pandemic, improvisers have had to make huge shifts to continue any sense of work, and for many, huge swathes of income have disappeared in a heartbeat.

In this, the first of two episodes on the subject, we are going to examine the challenges people have felt adapting improv to online platforms and the community it has helped create.

This episode you will hear from:

Varoon Anand from Kaivalya Plays in Delhi

Elana Fishbein from The Magnet Theatre in New York

Check out her website: 

Check out her doc on how to improvise on Zoom: 

And check out The Magnet Theatre live shows on Twitch: 

Nick Oram from Do Not Adjust Your Stage

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Sophie Owen from University of Leeds Improv

Owen Scrivens from Open Heart Theatre in Newcastle 

The Improv Chronicle Podcast is hosted and produced by Nottingham improviser Lloydie James Lloyd

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