Improv and Podcasting
Michael Mongiardi (That’s How I Remember It, The Sonar Podcast Network) is podcaster and improvisor. He has co-hosted an award-winning podcast and runs a comedy & arts podcast network in Toronto. He has found the skills he learned in improv training to have been invaluable in his podcasting career. In this workshop, Michael wants to share his experience and show you how improvisation fundamentals can help improve podcast dialogue and keep things interesting. This session is focused on dialogue and how to efficiently and effectively bounce conversation off your guests and co-hosts. These skills apply to conversations in any podcast, comedy or otherwise, and can be used in any every-day conversation too.
Key Take Aways
- Fundamentals of improv. "Yes And"
- Building. Heightening and escalation of ideas.
- Don’t block, embrace!
- Endowing. Put the pressure on!
- Turning an interesting premise into a funny discussion