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improvise

verb adept, ad-lib, compose, concoct, devise, extemporize, fabricate, invent, invent offhand, make up, originate, play by ear, ride with the waves, utilize, without preparation
See also: compose, conjure, contrive, create, devise, invent, make, originate, scheme
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A group of improvisers is called a troupe or a team.
The event began back in 2010 in Toronto, Canada and has featured a brilliant set of performers including Colin Mochrie, Sean Cullen, Mark Little, Second City Alumni and many of the best improvisers in Canada.
As her study progresses in broadly chronological order in chapter 6 into the nineteenth century, encompassing a wide range of actors (real improvisers, fictional improvisers, writers about improvisers--each assessed with admirably economical acuity), so Esterhammer's purview extends well beyond the improvisers themselves to related, even tangential, activities that both pre- and post-date their heyday, while her theoretical horizons both widen and become more explicit.
They are the next generation of improvisers, and improvisation has moved on enormously.
Hovering close behind Marc Codsi's thudding beats and Myaleen Hage's throaty wails were the kind of soundscapes that might have emanated from the free improvisers of Lebanon's Irtijal Festival.
The company also hired a number of Edmonton's funniest improvisers for key roles.
This much-anticipated performance saw some of Scotland's finest improvisers, led by trumpet player Quigley, perform alongside Del Amitri frontman Justin Currie.
Admission is free so don't miss the chance to hear a musician regarded as one of the most brilliant young performers and improvisers around.
YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND Between My Head And The Sky (Chimera) w WITH the help of son Sean and a selection of eclectic musicians such as Yuko Araki and NYC improvisers Erik Friedlander and Daniel Carter, 76 year-old Yoko has a new Plastic Ono Band.
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band - Between My Head And The Sky With the help of her son Sean Lennon and a selection of eclectic musicians such as Yuko Araki and NYC improvisers Erik Friedlander and Daniel Carter, the 76-year-old artist has reassembled a new Plastic Ono Band.
During this show, the improvisers may have the experience of thinking exactly what the other actors are thinking then instantaneously doing what the other group members also want to do.
The fete held over at Merry Karnowski's spot in LA was well attended by both mavens of taste and a few felonious improvisers.