J. Leigh Chase

For J. Leigh Chase's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Learning to say 'yes, and...' both on and off the stage

Stage Sep 22, 2019

Learning to say 'yes, and...' both on and off the stage

Twenty-five years ago, Chris Wells, a 27-year-old American raised in Missouri, faced Jun Imai, a young Japanese method actor from Tokyo who was on his way to becoming a leading authority on improv in Japan. "We met at an improv show in Tokyo," Imai ...