Urban Improv in the News
January 26, 2012
Youth Unscripted is a creative way for young people to improve their communication skills and resolve conflicts in a collaborative, peaceful manner
May 22, 2006
It was the final day of a nine-week unit with eighth-graders from a Boston middle school...
April 7, 2005
By acting out, Urban Improv gives youths valuable life lessons
July 12, 2005
Practice scenes for the tough choices of adolescence: Improv group tackles teasing, gun violence
June 6, 2004
Groups take a role in fighting violence - Improvisation helps teens learn to defuse situations
"It looked like a regular punch, thrown by one teenage girl at another over a boy. But what you didn't see was that the hand that struck the girl was holding a razor blade, and now there's a gash running down the size of the girl's face."
April 14, 2005
Improv group takes swipe at bullying
March 25, 2005
Boston Police and area teen peer leaders walk in each others shoes through Urban Improv.
October 2, 2003
Meeting the bully head-on: Urban Improv helps kids learn the skills to handle real-life problems
Raising Cain with Dr. Michael Thompson
See Urban Improv as part of Dr. Michael Thompson's PBS program Raising Cain, a two-hour doucumentary with resource guide exploring the social and emotional development of contemporary boys.