F#CK The Audience: The real principles behind improv that will revolutionize your life

If you know one thing about improv it's the cultish repetition of two magic words "yes, and" repeated into oblivion by improv teachers around the world. As it should be. I'm not here to trash the power of "yes, and" and I think it's critical to the process of becoming a good improviser.

I am here to accomplish the not-so-simple task of defining what improvisation actually is, at least if you want to get something out of it for your real life. I won't bore you with an open-loop, here it is:

"You don't need to know how the scene ends, only how it begins."