All Things Michael
A blog series about improv, educational theatre and life.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Improvising with my Father By Michael Golding
The last format I worked on with David Shepherd (co-creator of Compass and the Improv Olympics) was Life-Play, improv games designed to...
Thursday, August 3, 2017
It's All About The Where by Michael Golding
I recently conducted a teacher training workshop at an improv festival, where most of the participants were unfamiliar with the wor...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Character Hot Seat Interview by Michael Golding
Character Hot Seat Interview is a game I employ during the first few sessions of my college high school outreach workshops with at-ri...
Friday, May 26, 2017
Lone Wolf By Michael Golding
Enrollments for my high school theatre appreciation courses where students receive college credit, are typically high at the beginning ...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
From the Archives: David Shepherd’s Improvisational Theatre Notes
I was in Ottawa recently for the 40 th anniversary of the Canadian Improv Games (CIG), a nation wide program for high school student...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Missed Improv Opportunities by Michael Golding
This semester through the Compton division of El Camino College’s offsite program I was assigned to teach Theatre Appreciation at two...
Monday, September 26, 2016
FROM THE ARCHIVES: David Shepherd's Community of Improvisers
In 1971 after taking a five year break from improvisation, David Shepherd (co-creator of Compass with Paul Sills, and the Improvisation...
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