Sebastian Ruf

Sebastian Ruf

Sebastian Ruf is an improvisor and official smart person (PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering) based in Boston, MA. Sebastian has been improvising since January 2013 and teaching since 2015, both in the US and in Saudi Arabia. Sebastian focuses on bringing physicality and emotion to the stage while in pursuit of bringing true play to his scenework. He has performed with a number of teams around Atlanta and Boston, including his solo show Party of One.

More from Sebastian…

Gus S1E2 – Meet Jessica
In an attempt to bring his daughter back into his life, Gus arranges a family dinner with his girlfriend Jessica. It doesn’t take long for…
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Openings
This week Sebastian and Jim discuss show openings and how they connect with suggestions. 
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Suggestions
This week Sebastian and Jim discuss getting the suggestion that works for your team and show. 
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Toxic Improv
This week Sebastian and Jim discuss what it means to be in a Toxic Improv situation and what you can do about it. 
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The Dojo Flow
This week Sebastian Ruf and Jim Karwisch break down the experimental workshop style called “the flow” that is workshopped at the Atlanta Improv Dojo. We…
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Late Introductions
Early on in this podcast we probably should have had an introduction to ourselves giving a bit of background about the project and what we…
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Heightening-issshh?
Sebastian is exhausted. Jim has the worst allergies of his life. Together they talk kind of about heightening and miss some major points that should…
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Side Support Part Two
Welcome to the second half of our side support episode. The original ran almost an  hour and half so we split it in twain. Enjoy!
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Side Support Part One
Sebastian and Jim dive into side support concepts and wrangle with how energy and focus are affected by edits. 
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Small Town Improv Community
Sebastian and Jim sit down with Harrison Brookie of Alchemy Comedy Theater and discuss what it is to run an improv theatre in Greenville SC. 
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Being Coachable
What is it to be coachable? What is it to coach so that others can more easily accept your coaching?
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Improv Worldview
This week Sebastian and Jim discuss what it is to have an improv worldview and how that affects your progress as an improviser. 
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Attaining Flow
This week Sebastian Ruf and Jim Karwisch discuss how we attain flow in improv. 
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