BNW Student Union teaching artist, Olivia Wulf, sat down with BNW SU president, Jenni Lilledahl, to talk about a new elective course and the creative discovery that awaits students. This new class offers a compelling journey by combining proven mindfulness philosophies and the practice of playful improv....

Our motto at the Brave New Workshop Student Union (BNW SU) is “Improv for Everyone. Improv for Life. Improv for Good.” Some of you reading this right now might be saying to yourself, well not EVERYONE…not ME. I hear this a lot. When I hear these comments I always try to demystify the practice of improvisation and dispel the myth that it’s an art form reserved only for the young, funny and bold. It really...

My life work is sharing the mindset and tools of improv with as many people as possible, because I believe it’s one of the most simple and powerful (and fun) practices on the planet. Perhaps the most common story thread I hear is: “Improvisation changed (or saved) my life. It is the single most healing thing I’ve done for myself.” ...

BNW Student Union co-founder and president, Jenni Lilledahl, sat down with Jim Robinson (instructor for our upcoming elective course "Managing Anxiety with Improv Skills") to talk about what students can expect from this fun and transformative four-week experience. Jim says that creating a non-judgmental space for improv is like taking a warm bath. Also it’s good to remember that this class is not therapy – it’s improv and it's fun!...