• Getting to "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv

    Amidst the deluge of advice for businesspeople, there lies an overlooked tool, a key to thriving in today's fast-paced, unpredictable environment: improvisation. In Getting to "Yes And" veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unpacks a form of mental agility with powers far beyond the entertainment value of comedy troupes. Drawing on principles from cognitive and social psychology, behavioral economics, and communication, Kulhan teaches readers to think on their feet and approach the most typical business challenges with fresh eyes and openness. He shows ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0804795800
    • ASIN: 0804795800
    • ISBN: 9780804795807
    • Brand: Stanford Business Books
    • Manufacturer: Stanford Business Books

  • Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

    In this side-splitting memoir, the former Saturday Night Live star recounts the hilarious adventures and unexpected joy of dating and becoming a mother when she least expected it-at the age of forty-four. Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians. Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians."Her career at a low point, Dratch suddenly had time for yoga, dog- sitting, learning Spanish-an... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B0072NWKL0
    • ASIN: B0072NWKL0
    • Manufacturer: Avery

  • How to Improvise a Full-Length Play: The Art of Spontaneous Theater

    Forget the script and get on the stage! In How to Improvise a Full-Length Play, actors, playwrights, directors, theater-group leaders, and teachers will find everything they need to know to create comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce, with no scripts, no scenarios, and no preconceived characters. Author Kenn Adams presents a step-by-step method for long-form improvisation, covering plot structure, storytelling, character development, symbolism, and advanced scene work. Games and exercises throughout the book help actors and directors focus on and succeed with cause-and-effect storytelling, ra... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1581154933
    • ASIN: 1581154933
    • ISBN: 1581154933
    • Brand: Brand: Allworth Press
    • Manufacturer: Allworth

  • The Second City Unscripted: Revolution and Revelation at the World-Famous Comedy Theater

    • ASIN: B002PXFYLK
    • ASIN: B002PXFYLK
    • Manufacturer: Villard

  • USA Home Towns Wall Calendars by Bright Day Calendars 16 Month Wall Calendar 12 x 12 inches (Chicago 2020)

    2020 Chicago Calendar! Chicago, Illinois is known around the world as a hub for many Industries, including finance, commerce and technology. Perhaps even more widely recognized is its abundant culture. It is home to much of the Blues movement, and it is the birthplace of Improv comedy club! Enjoy our 2020 travel wall calendar.

    • ASIN: B07R95X17X
    • UPC: 810010450012
    • ASIN: B07R95X17X
    • Brand: Bright Day Calendars
    • Manufacturer: Bright Day Calendars

  • The Funniest One in the Room: The Lives and Legends of Del Close

    Nichols and May. John Belushi. Bill Murray. Chris Farley. Tina Fey. Mike Myers. Stephen Colbert. For nearly a half century, Del Close—cocreator of the Harold, director for the Second City, San Francisco’s the Committee, and the ImprovOlympic, and “house metaphysician” for Saturday Night Live—influenced improvisational theater’s greatest comedic talents. His students went on to found the Groundlings in Los Angeles, the Upright Citizens Brigade in both New York and Los Angeles, and the Annoyance Theatre in Chicago. But this Pied Piper of improv has gone largely unrecognized outside t... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1556527128
    • ASIN: 1556527128
    • ISBN: 1556527128
    • Brand: Brand: Chicago Review Press
    • Manufacturer: Chicago Review Press

  • Fear is My Homeboy: How to Slay Doubt, Boss Up, and Succeed on Your Own Terms-[by Judi Holler] - [Hardcover] :: Best Sold Book in - Anxieties & Phobias

    In Fear Is My Homeboy, author Judi Holler has a message: It's time to stop letting fear boss you around so you can start leveling up personally and professionally. This is a book for people who believe that they deserve more. Holler focuses on helping the reader shut down self-doubt so they can start taking action. After reading this book Judi promises that you will get braver, bolder, and more confident in your natural-born badassery.

    • ASIN: B07SLZ3M7Z
    • ASIN: B07SLZ3M7Z
    • Brand: Callas
    • Manufacturer: Callas

  • Best of Chicago: 40th Anniversary Edition (CD) (Limited Edition)

    Best Of Chicago: 40Th Anniversary Edition

    • UPC: 7779537
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Very Best of Chicago & Foreigner (CD)

    2010 two CD collection. Chicago and Foreigner have come to symbolize all that is great about Soft and Melodic Rock, featuring in most of the successful Rock albums over the last decade. The likes of

    • UPC: 35200699

  • Getting to "yes And" : The Art of Business Improv

    Business professionals often overlook a crucial tool for thriving in today's fast-paced environment: improvisation. In Getting to "Yes And", veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unveils a form of mental agility

    • UPC: 53719756
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Funny on Purpose : The Definitive Guide to an Unpredictable Career in Comedy: Standup + Improv + Sketch + TV + Writing + Directing + YouTube

    Offers guidance for people interested in doing comedy for a living, covering the act of creating different types of humorous content as well as the practical aspects of getting started and working in different areas

    • UPC: 42414883
    • Rating: 4.5

  • Quilt Improv : Incredible Quilts from Everyday Inspirations


    • UPC: 23077964

  • Artful Improv

    Learn simple design principles to create unique improvisational quilts. Without using patterns, learn 5 easy piecing techniques for your improvisational toolbox (including circles, blocks, and strips), and watch the art unfold before your eyes. Focus

    • UPC: 54038470

  • First Lessons in Piano Improv : A Basic Guide for Early Intermediate Pianists

    Piano/Keyboard Methods/Series

    • UPC: 56043779

  • Improv Patchwork

    Explore new options in improvisational piecing and empower your creativity! Cut and combine solid-color fabrics to create your own "prints" - stripes, polka dots, chevrons, plaids, and more. Forget the rules (and even your ruler)

    • UPC: 56140061

  • The Art of Making Sh!t Up : Using the Principles of Improv to Become an Unstoppable Powerhouse


    • UPC: 813783808

  • Jazz Improv Basics : The All-Purpose Reference Guide

    (Jazz Play Along). For use with all B-flat, E-flat, C and BC instruments, the JAZZ PLAY ALONG SERIES is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other

    • UPC: 15564689

  • Chicago Improv - SNL

    Second City Improv 3 Graduation Show

    Improv Show - SNL