13 Jun The Nursery Podcast #29 – Dan O’Connor on presence, genre and how improv taught him to shut up and be kind
As co-founder and Producing Artistic Director of Impro Theatre, Dan has overseen the company’s growth from a successful short form improv troupe to a critically acclaimed, nationally recognized improvisational theatre company. For Impro, he is the director of Chekhov UnScripted and the co-director of Jane Austen UnScripted, Fairytales UnScripted, The Western UnScripted, Shakespeare UnScripted and Sondheim UnScripted. Collectively, these shows have been performed at The Broad Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Laguna Playhouse, North Coast Repertory, Falcon Theatre, Carrie Hamilton Theatre at The Pasadena Playhouse, Lewis Family Playhouse, New Vic Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, Theatre Asylum and Impro Studio, among many others.
Dan’s TED talk on Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmDbPUjeWMA
Dan’s book on Amazon: www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Unscripted-…m/dp/1623172705/