All Things Michael
A blog series about improv, educational theatre and life.
Sunday, February 3, 2019
David Shepherd and the ImprovBoston Festival by Michael Golding
My close friend and mentor for 46 years, David Shepherd, the father of improvisation, passed away on December 17, 2018. He was 94 years ...
Sunday, July 1, 2018
A Canadian Improviser in New York by Michael Golding
"This is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best - make it all up - but make it up so truly that later it will happen that ...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Guns, Education and Improv by Michael Golding
Due to budget cuts at high schools who normally host El Camino College’s after school outreach courses, I was not offered any assignmen...
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 ...
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