In case you hadn't noticed, we're deep in the midst of an improv boom. The Upright Citizen's Brigade, Chicago's Second City, and LA's Groundlings have boosted the careers of comedy greats from Amy Poehler to Stephen Colbert. Improv sensibilities infuse top network sitcoms, like NBC's Parks and Recreation, and colleges are increasingly receiving press and attention for their improv groups in a fashion once reserved only for sport teams.
But most comedy fans don't know that improv was created by a female social worker aiming to develop a radical break from mainstream comedy.
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