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[mass noun] Improvisation, especially as a theatrical technique.‘half the skill in impro lies in second-guessing the audience’→ improv[as modifier] ‘as impro exercise’[count noun] ‘an impro of this kind’
- ‘‘We really aren't like an impro band,’ insists Hisham, who doesn't think there's anything noisy about their music.’
- ‘So I expected the sound to be a hybrid of free jazz traditions and the newer impro streams that I know are evolving in Sydney.’
- ‘Tony Slattery and Josie Lawrence are impro greats, but lack Merton's punishing, satirical, none-more-topical sting.’
- ‘During impro, Ingo made a number of statements related to beliefs and lifestyles and asked our characters to stand up if they were true of them.’
- ‘With a trademark mix of impro, live music and inventive storytelling, The Chaingang Gang follows Cartoon de Salvo's previous hits Meat and Two Veg and Ladies and Gentlemen.’
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