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Puppet Improv Outfit with Emily and Fin

 Nope, I haven't lost my damn mind!  But I have started doing Puppet Improv at The Second City Hollywood!  I thought it'd be fun to take photos with my puppet, Raquel, since typically I will be able to wear my preferred uniform of fun dresses despite that this class is a performance class--as holding a puppet up does not involve me potentially rolling around the floor.  However, as I was taking my outfit photos the temperature dropped about 20 degrees so I ultimately changed into pants just before the sun went down.  I got proof of this for integrity's sake below, but the above photos are what I wore last Wednesday and planned on wearing to Puppet Improv!
 ANYWAY, when I found out Second City was doing improv with puppets I nearly died.  When I was eleven I (somewhat arrogantly) told my classmates that I'd be the next Jim Henson.  That all remains to be seen, but it's been a fun full circle moment for me as I didn't spend most of my life keeping that goal in mind but now that I'm an adult pursuing comedy I'm getting a chance to actually explore the world of puppeteering.  And get this: my teacher WAS trained at Jim Henson studios.  And all of my classmates are equally as enthused as I am.  I've died and gone to heaven.  

I've worn this Emily and Fin tennis dress before and it was a fun choice for me to wear again as the green of the dress and orange of the puppet play so well off each other.  Always one to mix prints I wore my Kate Spade tropical bag, with the greens to match the tennis racket print and the purples to play off of it.  Finally I brought the whole outfit home with my orange lizard brooch from Erstwilder to match Raquel.  If I may say so myself, it was a cute outfit...until I had to change so I didn't freeze!  I'm hoping tonight the temperature does not drop so I can wear a cute dress to class.  Wondering how I got Raquel a dress?  Watch this video where I make fun of what a crazy person I am.
I hope everyone is having a great week!  I know I sure am!  In addition to puppet improv tonight I am in new classes that are all amazing so far, have joined a comedy troupe after being officially invited last month, and have a bunch of other things coming down the pipe that I'll be sharing with you in the near future!  Have a great day!
Lauren-Blair Donovan


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