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Improv Yak

Improv Yak is an improv podcast hosted by improv teacher and Los Angeles improviser, Carla Cackowski. Each week Carla interviews an improviser about a specific technique that she admires in their performance and at the end of the show, Carla and guest improvise a scene in which Carla attempts to utilize the technique they discussed. Guests range from seasoned improvisers to first year improv students.
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 27, 2016

In episode 21 of Improv Yak, Carla yaks with Los Angeles based improviser and Life Coach, Deanna Moffitt. They talk about the similarities between the feelings you have when falling in love and the feelings you have when improvising, as well as how the philosophy of "yes and" can change your life, and maybe one day, the world!

Jan 20, 2016

In Episode #20 of Improv Yak, Carla yaks with LA Improviser and Teacher, Celeste Pechous, about her recent experiences teaching improvisation at a Retirement Center.  They also discuss how improvisation has inspired Celeste in both her professional and personal lives.

Jan 13, 2016

In Episode 19, Carla wraps up her Portland series by sitting down for a yak with Brody Theater's Artistic Director, Domeka Parker.  They discuss Sound Improv and briefly touch upon the importance of a good cup of Portland coffee.

Jan 6, 2016

In Episode 18 of Improv Yak, Carla yaks with Nicholas Kessler, one of The Liberator’s, Portland’s longest running improv group.

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