Improv Discussion and Resources

“Why NOT The Netherlands?” - Velvet Wells

June 07, 2021 Chris Griswold
Improv Discussion and Resources
“Why NOT The Netherlands?” - Velvet Wells
Show Notes

Today's guest is Velvet Wells. Velvet is the outreach and inclusion manager for The Nursery Theatre in London, as well as the Director of Operations for the Black Improv Alliance. Velvet describes himself as Black, autistic, queer, and velvet-voiced.

We discussed the need for more Black people in improv, taking space for yourself, and the allure of Europe.

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