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 […]
One of the first changes I wanted to make when I started this journey of self improvement, was to have more confidence. Everything I heard and read was something like “people are attracted to confidence” or “everything stems from confidence”, or when you have confidence “doors of opportunity will open.” Google defines confidence as “a […]
Making a choice (or not) is something I took for granted. I never stopped to consider the power of my choices. This is probably why I’ve made some decisions that were not the best, and some that I put off making, came back to bite me. I felt frustrated over other people’s decisions and powerless, […]
I think we all struggle with being kind to ourselves. I know I could be kinder to myself. I struggle with self-acceptance and my inner monologue seems to constantly repeat the need to be better because I am just OK at whatever I do. I can honestly say that I don’t feel I’m an expert […]
I started a podcast! I’ll be talking with fellow improvisers about how they’ve used improv in their lives. Improv has changed my life so dramatically, and I’m interested in hearing and sharing stories from other people who might have also used improv in their personal or professional lives. The first 2 episodes are up! Please […]