Welcome to Improvert
This site is about applying the principles of improvisation to everyday life. Improv can help you build life and social skills and reduce shyness, awkwardness, and anxiety. On my blog I share my thoughts and personal experiences, and how learning improv has changed my life for the better.
Jennie is the Director of Education at the Harrisburg Improv Theatre (HIT), where she is also a performer and instructor. She got her start as a performer with TMI Improv under UCB student Clark Nicholson where she performed regularly at The Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Gamut Theatre, and other venues. She has also been a featured performer […]
Even though I’ve wondered what my purpose is, I never thought it was important to find it. I thought that I’d find a job doing something I like and I wouldn’t have to worry. It didn’t seem like a big deal. I used to think that I could live happily without a defined purpose but, truthfully, […]
I’m not a very outgoing person. I typically wait until people introduce themselves, or recognize that I’m there before speaking to them. It’s not that I don’t enjoy meeting and talking with people, but I feel as if I’m burdening them. It’s also unnerving and vulnerable for me to put myself out there and risk […]
It’s hard to admit, but I struggled with learning how to laugh at myself when I would make mistakes. There were numerous times when I would break something or say something incorrectly and I would get defensive and angry, instead of just going along with it and laughing it off. I was afraid to make […]
I used to get upset, jealous, and feel left out when others would accomplish thing or get opportunities that I wanted. I didn’t have an abundance mindset. The more it seemed like friends were moving toward something great in life, the more it seemed like I was standing still. As more and more great things […]