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West Camp

My Cup Runneth Over!

Another West Camp breezed by like a flash from Mike McFarland’s camera. It seems it gets faster every year. I sometimes wish time could slow down every camp weekend. This year marked the 7th CIU West and boy it was amazing and refreshing. I’ve been out of sorts as of late and haven’t felt like…

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My Family Reunion – By TJ Penrod (Utah)

Camp Improv Utopia is one of the best experiences I can think of. It has helped me grow as an improviser, theater owner and most of all, as cheesy as it sounds, as a person. Camp is rejuvenating, empowering, and almost magical. I’ve met some of my dearest friends at camp and improved existing friendships…

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The Best Group Hug – By Sean Geary (SF)

From the moment I first walked into Camp Improv Utopia, I felt like I was at home. I felt like everyone there already knew me, and they were happy to see me. I was greeted with a big hug from Nick Armstrong and several others who I would come to consider to be very good…

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Camp Fire Tales – By Neil Curran (Ireland)

Community, camaraderie, and nature. That’s Improv Utopia’s motto and as hippie as it may sound, it really does capture the spirit of the Improv Utopia experience. You may recall I briefly wrote about being at the first Improv Utopia East in Pennsylvania last year here. Last month, I had the privilege of attending the fifth Improv…

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Took the Leap to Camp – By Josh Nicols (OC)

  It can be hard to tell because I mask it well, but I am overwrought with social anxieties. The thought of meeting a hundred strangers, mingling with luminaries in the world of improv in a strange environment, secluded from everything I find comforting was overwhelming. I only knew the guy I came with. I’m…

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