Mark Kendall—badass improviser and full-time African American male—has a great show up right now at The Alliance Theatre called “The Magic Negro and Other Blackity Blackness as Told by an African-American Man Who Also Happens to be Black.” Way ba
by J.Hill This year the Atlanta Opera partnered with Dad’s Garage Theatre for the 24-Hour Opera Project®. As soon as I heard the news, I knew I wanted to be involved. I’m fortunate to be part of ImprOper, a group of Dad’s improvisers and singers wh
By Frances Chang Life is full of ups, downs, and transitions; but for me, what has remained consistent is improv. This may seem like an oxymoron since improv is literally made up on the spot and changes from moment to moment. But no matter what is going o
By Matt Hobbs I discovered Dad’s Garage shortly after moving to Atlanta in 2010. Prior to that, I’d written some songs, played in a few bands, and done some musical theatre. But I’d never worked as a musical improviser. True story. Outside of the
By August J. Pollak *When I wrote and drew political cartoons, I had a rule: if it took me way too little time to think of a joke, I shouldn’t do it, because it meant every other political cartoonist in the country probably just thought of that one too.