The basis for everything I know about improvisation and acting comes from my time at Second City.
He lurched from story to story and sometimes into improvisation with no reason for or momentum to his overall line of thought.
In paying tribute to the fallen Martin Luther King, he proved that improvisation can trump political calculation.
Only then are they are introduced to one another for hundreds of improvisation sessions led by Leigh.
Economic policy has been an improvisation, with no evidence of a serious plan or medium-term expenditure framework.
The King requested the improvisation of a fugue in six parts, which the master did to the astonishment of all present.
I was amazed, and made an improvisation on her skill, which I gave her in writing.
Indeed, what melody, unless it be a reminiscence, is not an improvisation?
His knack of improvisation he at all times exercised freely.
His second stream of improvisation had a still more powerful effect, and the audience again tumultuously recalled him.
mid-15c., "unforeseen happening;" 1786 as "act of improvising musically," from French improvisation, from improviser "compose or say extemporaneously," from Italian improvvisare, from improvviso "unforeseen, unprepared," from Latin improvisus "not foreseen, unforeseen, unexpected," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + provisus "foreseen," also "provided," past participle of providere "foresee, provide" (see provide).