Books tagged: improv

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Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.
The Tragic Clowns: An Analysis of the Short Lives of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book provides a psychological profile of John Belushi, Lenny Bruce, and Chris Farley, and attempts to examine the pathos that exists in the inner worlds of comedians.
What's So Funny? How To Sharpen Your Sense Of Humor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Readers of all ages and abilities will quickly learn how to generate laughter, spread good feelings, and perhaps even make a fool of themselves! Written in easy to understand language, the author clearly explains the principles behind such comic tools as: exaggeration, understatement, punch lines, sight gags, logical delusions, creating surprises, the use of funny words, and many others.
Eau de Smoking Rubber
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The gang's all here...but who gets to keep the loot, and who has to hit the road? Approximately 800 words.
Sell It With Humor (America's Cutting Edge Sales Tool)
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
This 250 page plus one of a kind sales book is the brain child of Burt Teplitzky, the former managing partner of the World Famous IMPROV Comedy Club's Corporate Training Division and former licensee of the IMPROV's Florida Comedy Traffic Schools. He was even written up in the Wall Street Journal. Sell It With Humor teaches CEO's, executives, sales professionals how to Sell It With Humor.
Stand Up For Your Success (Cutting Edge Personal Development in Stand Up Comedy Format)
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is the companion book for Sell It With Humor, the brain child of Burt Teplitzky. On a special Saturday, the World Famous IMPROV Comedy Club in Hollywood, California teamed up with Burt to produce the funniest motivational and inspirational program ever. These are those transcripts.
Just Kidding - Stand-Up Comedy For Kids Of All Ages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
“A funny thing happened to a kid on the way home from school…he laughed…and suddenly the world didn’t such a formidable place, because now he could joke about it.”
Improvise to Success! 16 Simple But Powerful Principles From Improv Comedy That Will Take You to Personal and Professional Success!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Whether you are an improv performer, a fan of comedy, or someone who has never never seen an improv show before, you will immensely benefit from learning how to "flow in the moment" with anything that happens to you. This book will show you 16 principles from the world of improv comedy that will lead you to personal and professional success!
No Nonsense Improv
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
No Nonsense Improv: How to unlock the music inside your head. This is a complete Improv Course on this video. We have 2 hours and 45 minutes of video, 8 pages of instruction and 60 pages of music. It features Keith Wood and me (Clint 'Pops' McLaughlin).. We discuss different aspects of improv, give an example and use it in a solo.
Trusting the Moment: Unlocking Your Creativity and Imagination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Satya House Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Includes 50 exercises designed to foster self-esteem and confidence; get people to know themselves in new and exciting ways; build memory, concentration and listening skills; become more flexible, physically and emotionally; and learn how to live in the moment. For Teachers, Group Facilitators, Therapists, Coaches, Directors, Actors, Drama/Art/Music/Creative Writing Professors, Youth Leaders!