Jason Blackwater

by Jason Blackwater4/7/12 New York CityOK. I’ve not spoken about Chicago much and that’s mainly because I’m not there yet. I will be there. But I’m not yet. I’m going to be there on Sunday. So now we’ve got that cleared up. I know a guy who lives in New York. A Greek/Brit who I went...
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by Jason Blackwater 4/7/12 Train: Brighton to Heathrow It appears that improv pilgrimages start with a bacon and cheese baguette. I begin writing not on the plane or in the shadow of the Empire State Building or surrounded by new Converse trainers but on a 7:44 Gatwick Express service to Victoria. I’m travelling at about a mile...
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by Jason Blackwater During a car discussion to Yorkshire…I think it was Yorkshire…it was a few months ago now and everything north of the Hollingbury turn off of the A23 feels like coal mine country to me, such is my soft southern-ness…it might also have been back from Yorkshire, or wherever it was…but all of...
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by Jason Blackwater Well, that was fun! I’m feeling excited. You are a brilliant person, Jane. For the purposes of this blog, Jane, you’re name is Jane. Is that OK, Jane? Jason Chin was over last week for bit of focussed work with the Maydays and boy did he hit the emotion button. Brilliant! I could...
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by Jason Blackwater Now, hold your horses! I know what you’re going to say. I’ve heard it before. “How do you rehearse improv?” “I thought you made it all up?” “can’t you just turn up and do it?” No. No, no and thrice no. Over the last three years of being a Mayday I have...
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The Maydays have been recruiting. Last night we held our most recent audition and with some success I might add. The strongest collective of auditionees I’ve certainly seen in my 2 and a half year stint as a Mayday and hopefully someone new will don the coveted grey shirt of destiny in the coming months....
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Rosie Wilby – The Further Science Of Sex   By Jason Blackwater That’s right I’m catching up! This may be brief in one sense but informative in an entirely different one. the sort of informative that doesn’t necessarily contain any, you know, information. We’re into the fringe proper which is why the ol’ blogging has...
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By Jason Blackwater Isabel Hertaeg – La Petit Mort The Fringe is officially under way. The first proper day of the run and already I’m behind. Hopefully I’ll be doing 2 blogs today with two show clips to catch up but this is me we’re talking about! I never thought old age would creep up...
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