Getting Out Of Your Head

How improv can transform your creativity

Neil Stevenson
Mar 24, 2016 · 13 min read
Kelly Leonard, author of “Yes, And” and all-round improv dude

I could hear the muffled sounds of another class in the room next door. It sounded like people were screaming…

The idea of standing on a stage and having to generate something creative and funny in the moment made my palms prickle with hot sweat.

The author, pretending to be a cat with a machine gun.

Improv places you in a high-pressure situation where unconscious creativity is the only solution.

Does unconscious creativity live here?

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I’m interested in creativity. I work at Stevenson Design.

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