Anything is Possible in Improvisation Theatre

Shawn Kinley. Copyright: Timo Juurinen

Improvisation teaches you that failure isn´t a bad thing. When you fail you learn from your mistakes and improve, says Shawn Kinley, a Canadian improvisation guru, who has been teaching drama techniques all over the world for two decades. Improvisation isn´t just for theatre purposes. There are many situations in everyday life where creative thinking, fearless attitude and co-operation skills are needed. When was the last time you had to give a speech without preparation?

An interview with Shawn Kinley.


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The video clip is roughly five minutes long. Viewing requires RealPlayer; an ISDN connection or faster is recommended. Interview by Timo Juurinen. Video by Jaakko Oranen.

A short improvisation scene by Shawn Kinley and Olli-Pekka Pihlaja.


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The video clip is about one minute long. Viewing requires RealPlayer; an ISDN connection or faster is recommended. Interview by Timo Juurinen. Video by Jaakko Oranen.

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