Renaissance Faires differ from other festivals and events in that they promise to transport visitors to a completely different time and place. That’s a mighty big promise. And every participant—volunteer or paid, mead wench or jouster, carpenter or manager, ticket seller or royal piper—is responsible for helping to keep it. Yet one group in particular,… Continue reading Building Improv Chops as a Street Character
Author: Don Kilcoyne
Don Kilcoyne has been a Renaissance Faire performer, improv coach and director for 22 years and an artisan for four. He’s published three supernatural thrillers including Blood for the Marked Man, much of which is set in a fictional Ren Faire somewhere in Orange County, NY. (Remember, the only way to play “Who’d he base THAT guy on?” is to read it! Click on "Website" below this.) He’s played kings, beggars, pirates, heroes and villains, and is joyfully married to a kickboxing, ukelele-playing former jouster, so he wins.