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Will Luera
Works at Florida Studio Theatre
Attended Boston College
Lives in Sarasota, FL
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New additions to the 2016 American Dictionary of Words announced
FOR RELEASE December 2, 2015 American English Dictionary of Words on Thursday announced the addition of a few new words to its modern usage dictionary. The words represent current trends in dialogue today. Nate Coleman, Editor-in-Chief of the American Engli...
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Knowledge
A good improviser knows stuff. A lot of stuff. They not only need to be book smart but they have to have a brain that is hungry for information and for knowledge. That's the kind of brain that I want to improvise with. I don't care what kind of improvisatio...
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Diversity and the Pay-to-Play model
I am feeling strongly that a key to diversity in Theater and Comedy is to remove the Pay-to-Play model. I am really interested in hearing people's opinions on this. This is not just in regards to many festivals that charge to apply but also in the practice ...
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The last eight years...
This is coming from someone who didn't vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 primary but eventually did for the General Election and did again in 2012. I often hear the horror stories about this Presidency...and don't doubt the emotional validity of them for th...
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No, I'm not against the 2nd amendment...I'm just in favor of some sensible regulation. There's a reason why I don't drive my kids to school in an Abrams Tank: 1) Where would I put the car seats? 2) I can't just go down to the local Ford Dealer and pick one up. Sensible Regulation.
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Memories
The goal of this blog is for me to capture as many memories as possible in a place that I can access easily. It is not a goal to tell a specific story but just a series of stories that happen to be in chronological order. Whatever pattern or connections tha...
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Listening to your Audience
It's so easy to blame a good or bad show on an audience. Audiences can be too drunk, too smart, too shy, too quiet, etc. The excuses can go on and on. Yes, it's true, some audience members can be real assholes but a majority of the time, an audience just wa...
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Clickable Cinema
Films are one of the world's greatest forms of entertainment. Every year, millions of people spend billions of dollars watching films at cinemas, on mobile devices, in cars, planes, at home, etc. They have proven to be one of the greatest forms of escapism ...
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Improviser
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  • Florida Studio Theatre
    Director of Improvisation, 2014 - present
  • ImprovBoston
    Artistic Director, 1997 - 2014
  • ImprovAsylum
    Mainstage Director, 2005 - 2006
  • Thomson Reuters
    Technical Project Manager, 2006 - 2010
  • Verndale
    Technical Project Manager, 2003 - 2006
  • Informix
    QA Engineer, 1997 - 2000
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Sarasota, FL
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Chelsea, MA - Chicago, IL - Somerville, MA - Boston, MA
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Cross-Cultural Creative Collaboration. I like to make stuff up.
Introduction
I am the Director of Improvisation at Florida Studio Theatre, Director of Big Bang Improv and serve as the Artistic Director Emeritus of ImprovBoston, Artistic Director of the Pilsen Improv Festival, Artistic Associate of the Chicago Improv Festival, Artistic Advisor to the Women in Comedy Festival and Part-time Faculty at Boston College. I have appeared in numerous improv festivals around the world and have studied improvisation with ImprovOlympic, The Second City, The Annoyance Theater, The Upright Citizens Brigade, and Keith Johnstone. I have been working with Florida Studio Theatre since 2014. Before that I was with ImprovBoston where I had worked since 1997 directing the Mainstage cast and developing the nationally renowned productions of Sitcom, Secret Society, Blue Screen, Playbook and Quest. In 2004, I was the Boston and national winner of PAX-TVs World Cup Comedy. I am also a producer and actor in Strange Faculty, which was accepted to the 2007 New York Television Festival, the 2008 Los Angeles Independent Television Festival and was a winner of the 2008 NBC Comedy Short Cuts competition. I tour globally as improv and theater actor, director and instructor that performs and teaches regularly all across North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
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  • Boston College
    Physics, 1992 - 1996
  • St. Ignatius College Prep
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No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning
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(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's t

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The National Library of Norway is digitizing all the books in its collection, processing the text to make it searchable, and making them ava

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Key and Peele
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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are the stars of "Key & Peele," an original new sketch-comedy show that examines life in a provocative a

Uncanny Portraits Visualize The Power of Genetics
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A prominent technology columnist got science journalists into a tizzy last week when she proclaimed that she was a creationist. She probably

10 Stocks Set to Benefit From Gay Marriage
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Wedding stocks may rise if gay marriage becomes legal.

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How the Growth Outliers Do It - Harvard Business Review
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The latest in social media, business, tech, entertainment and world news.

Glassdoor – an inside look at jobs & companies
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Search jobs then look inside. Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers

SloDive - Graphic & WebDesign Blog
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SloDive covers topics like web design, web development, graphic design, or anything that stimulates the creative energy inside us.

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Seth's Blog: "One of us is wrong...
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and it's not me." That's the way every single conflict begins. Of course it does, because if it didn't, it wouldn't be a conflict, would it?

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Use the Evernote extension to save things you see on the web into your Evernote account. It even lets you search through your notes.

Tamale - Weebl's Stuff
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What the hell are tamales? By Darling and Weebl

Listening before Radar
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Miniature Paintings of Istanbul
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Hasan Kale is known to utilize small objects as canvases for his paintings. The Turkish artist uses fruit seeds, wings of taxidermied insect

All My Memories by Will Luera | Memolane
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Great hip bar in Sarasota! The food options are great but the drinks are exceptional. With the indoor/outdoor hybrid and various seating options there are so many interesting nooks to hang out with a group or on a date. I highly recommend it.
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