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PIG Workshop

The Math of Improv
Taught by Bill Binder
Left-brained thinking is great for analytical, logical, critical
thinking. But it can also be a bit judgmental, which is why
beginning performers turn it off for a while so they can learn to
embrace the imaginative, creative parts of their brains without
self-doubt. Once that creative part of the brain learns to thrive,
however, most of us never allow the left brain to come out to play.
That's only playing with half the tools available to you. Improv -
like any art - is filled with beautiful patterns and symmetries;
volume, stage position, and status - they're all variables which can
be toyed with in a beautiful equation. This workshop teaches players
not to be ashamed of their analytical gifts, but to learn how to
apply them in all of their work to build stronger more cohesive